"there is an eagle in me that wants to soar, and there is a hippopotamus in me that wants to wallow in the mud."
"a baby is god's opinion that life should go on."
"the secret of happiness is to admire without desiring."
"the sea speaks a language polite people never repeat. it is a colossal scavenger slang and has no respect."
"love your neighbor as yourself; but don't take down the fence."
"life is like an onion. you peel it off one layer at a time, and sometimes you weep."
"there are 10 men in me and i do not know or understand one of them."
"you remember some bedrooms you have slept in. there are bedrooms you like to remember and others you would like to forget."
"calling it off comes easy enough if you haven't told the girl you are smitten with her."
"there have been as many varieties of socialists as there are wild birds that fly in the woods and sometimes go up and on through the clouds."
"when a nation goes down, or a society perishes, one condition may always be found; they forgot where they came from. they lost sight of what had brought them along."
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