"I alone of English writers have consciously set myself to make music out of what I may call the sound of sense."
"Education doesn't change life much. It just lifts trouble to a higher plane of regard."
"The greatest thing in family life is to take a hint when a hint is intended-and not to take a hint when a hint isn't intended."
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."
"The brain is a wonderful organ; it starts working the moment you get up in the morning and does not stop until you get into the office."
"To be a poet is a condition, not a profession."
"By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day."
"A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom."
"Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired."
"In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on."
"A person will sometimes devote all his life to the development of one part of his body - the wishbone."
"The best way out is always through."
"Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length."
"To be social is to be forgiving."
"Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence."
"You don't have to deserve your mother's love. You have to deserve your father's."