In the game of life it's a good idea to have a few early losses, which relieves you of the pressure of trying to maintain an undefeated season.
One trouble with growing older is that it gets progressively tougher to find a famous historical figure who didn't amount to much when he was your age.
The modern child, when asked what he learned today, replies, Nothing, but I gained some meaningful insights.
Progress is a continuing effort to make the things we eat, drink and wear as good as they used to be.
Perhaps the crime situation would be improved if we could get more cops off television and onto the streets.
Our court dockets are so crowded today it would be better to refer to it as the overdue process of law.
America is a land where a citizen will cross the ocean to fight for democracy -- and won't cross the street to vote in a national election.
Not only do the children enjoy these games which involve buying and selling with play money, but they learn an essential ingredient of motivation in our society greed.
Retirement, we understand, is great if you are busy, rich, and healthy. But then, under those circumstances, work is great too.
My father asserted that there was no better place to bring up a family than in a rural environment. . . . There's something about getting up at 5 a.m., feeding the stock and chickens, and milking a couple of cows before breakfast that gives you a lifelong respect for the price of butter and eggs.
In the next century it will be the early mechanical bird which gets the first plastic worm out of the artificial grass.