"The hatred you're carrying is a live coal in your heart -- far more damaging to yourself than to them."
"Lots of people think they're charitable if they give away their old clothes and things they don't want."
I like people who refuse to speak until they are ready to speak.
"Most conversations are simply monologues delivered in the presence of witnesses."
What is most beautiful in virile men is something feminine; what is most beautiful in feminine women is something masculine.
There are days when any electrical appliance in the house, including the vacuum cleaner, offers more entertainment than the TV set.
"[Long hair] is considered bohemian, which may be why I grew it, but I keep it long because I love the way it feels, part cloak, part fan, part mane, part security blanket."
Nothing contributes so much to tranquilizing the mind as a steady purpose - a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.
People with bad consciences always fear the judgement of children.
Everyone makes a greater effort to hurt other people than to help himself.
It's not the men in my life that count, it's the life in my men.
It is really asking too much of a woman to expect her to bring up her husband and her children too.
All love that has not friendship for its base, is like a mansion built upon sand.
If you realize too acutely how valuable time it, you are too paralyzed to do anything.
Marriage is not just spiritual communion, it is also remembering to take out the trash.
Ninety-eight percent of the adults in this country are decent, hard-working, honest Americans. It's the other lousy two percent that get all the publicity. But then -- we elected them.
The follies which a man regrets the most in his life are those which he didn't commit when he had the opportunity.
Intimate relationships cannot substitute for a life plan. But to have any meaning or viability at all, a life plan must include intimate relationships.
I don't visit my parents often because Delta Airlines won't wait in the yard while I run in.