The advertisements in a newspaper are more full knowledge in respect to what is going on in a state or community than the editorial columns are.
He who knows and knows not he knows he is asleep -- wake him. He who knows and knows he knows he is wise -- follow him.
Maybe she warn't a beauty- I niver giv it a thowt.
In writing songs I've learned as much from Czanne as I have from Woody Guthrie.
He who knows not and knows not he knows not he is a fool -- shun him.He who knows not and knows he knows not he is simple -- teach him.
If you go on working with the light available, you will meet your Master, as he himself will be seeking you.
Editors may think of themselves as dignified headwaiters in a well-run restaurant but more often they operate a snack bar . . . and expect you to be grateful that at least they got the food to the table warm.
Yet it is better to drop thy friends,O my daughter, than to drop thy 'H's'.
Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.
The person who is bent on killing you will follow you wherever you are.
Einstein - the greatest Jew since Jesus. I have no doubt that Einstein's name will still be remembered and revered when Lloyd George, Foch and William Hohenzollern share with Charlie Chaplin that ineluctable oblivion which awaits the uncreative mind.
I do believe that movies are subject to a million interpretations. Everyone is a critic, everyone can do it better. Everyone is a movie director in their own mind. So there's a million opinions.
There's no reason to be the richest man in the cemetery. You can't do any business from there.
Speechwriters have a unique distinction in Washington -- none of us has ever been indicted.
The family is the school of duties... founded on love.
I never take any notice of reviews unless a critic has thought up some new way of describing me. That old one about my lizard eyes and anteater nose and the way I sleep my way through pictures is so hackneyed now.
We have become makers of our fate when we have ceased to pose as its prophets.
Science must begin with myths, and with the criticism of myths.
How sweet the name of Jesus soundsIn a believer's earIt soothese his sorrows,heals his wounds,And drives away his fear
It is very perplexing how an intrepid frontier people, who fought a wilderness, floods, tornadoes, and the Rockies, cower before criticism, which is regarded as a malignant tumor in the imagination.
The earnings of a poet could be reckoned by a metaphysician rather than a bookkeeper.
I would rather take hellebore than spend a conversation with a good, little man.
God may forgive you your sins, but your nervous system won't.
Just being honest is not enough. The essential ingredient is executive integrity.
. . . If you lose their interest, your're closing Saturday night.