Stop and Smell the Flowers
Don't hurry, don't worry. You're only here for a short visit. So be sure and
smell the flowers.
Walter C. Hagen
There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the
Art hath an enemy called Ignorance.
The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings
Henry Louis Mencken
Strange to see how a good dinner and feasting reconciles everybody.
Every man loves what he is good at.
Do you wish people to think well of you? Don't speak of yourself.
A man is as old as his arteries.
Nostalgia buffs should be advised that Memory Lane, just like other roads
these days, is full of potholes.
It is one thing to show a man that he is in error, and another to put him in
possesion of the truth.
Toe: A part of the foot used to find furniture in the dark.
I tell you folks, all politics is applesauce.
Bad news, it is said, comes in twos. Pain and suffering. Hunger and thirst.
Fear and trembling. Parts and labor.
The more we love our friends, the less we flatter them; it is by excusing
nothing that pure love shows itself.
Whoever is happy will make others happy too.
Whoever wants to know the heart and mind of America had better learn baseball,
the rules and realities of the game - and do it by watching some high school
or small-town teams.
What gives life its value you can find - and lose. But never posess. This
holds good above all for "the Truth about Life."
It's easy to have a balanced personality. Just forget your troubles as easily
as you do your blessings.
There must be, not a balance of power, but a community of power; not organized
rivalries, but an organized common peace.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
The happiness of society is the end of government.
Credulity is the man's weakness but the child's strength.
I was born an American; I will live an American; I shall die an American.
One ship drives east and another drives west
Withe the selfsame winds that blow
'Tis the set of the sails and not the gales
Which tells us the way to go.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
I believe that every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an
obligation; every possesion, a duty.
John Davison Rockefeller Jr.
Time wounds all heels.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat
Can success change the human mechanism so completely between one dawn and
another? Can it make one feel taller, more alive, handsomer, uncommonly
gifted and indomitably secure with the certainty that this is the way life
will always be? It can and it does!
Do not attempt to follow in the footsteps of the men of old; seek what they
Every succeeding scientific discovery makes greater nonsense of old-time
conceptions of sovereignty.
Sir Anthony Eden