I often say of George Washington that he was one of the few in the whole history of the world who was not carried away by power.
I never dared to be radical when young for fear it would make me conservative when old.
I go to school the youth to learn the future.
I alone of English writers have consciously set myself to make music out of what I may call the sound of sense.
Humor is the most engaging cowardice.
Home is the place where when you have to go there they have to take you in.
Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
Being the boss anywhere is lonely. Being a female boss in a world of mostly men is especially so.
A successful lawsuit is the one worn by a policeman.
A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom.