What makes a river so restful to people is that it doesn’t have any doubt it is sure to get where it is going, and it doesn’t want to go anywhere else.
Memory is the best of all gardens. Therein, winter and summer, the seeds of their past lie dormant, ready to spring into instant bloom at any moment the mind wishes to bring them to life.
Professors simply can’t discuss a thing. Habit compels them to deliver a lecture.
Probably no one alive hasn’t at one time or another brooded over the possibility of going back to an earlier, ideal age in his existence and living a different kind of life.
Those who give up cigarette smoking aren’t the heroes. The real heroes are the rest of us – who have to listen to them.
The cocktail party has a simple function in modern society. Its basic purpose is to pay off social debts.
I used to envy kids who had an old-fashioned Grandpa. Not any more. I’ve got a new ambition. Now I just want to become a modern-type Grandpa myself-and really start living.
Does Grandpa love to baby-sit his grandchildren? Are you kidding? By day he is too busy taking hormone shots at the doctor’s or chip shots on the golf course. At night he and Grandma are too busy doing the cha-cha.