Man is the Only Animal that Blushes. Or needs to.
Let every man look before he leaps.
Washington is a place where people praise courage and act on elaborate personal cost-benefit calculations.
I loathe the expression What makes him tick. It is the American mind, looking for simple and singular solution, that uses the foolish expression. A person not only ticks, he also chimes and strikes the hour, falls and breaks and has to be put together again, and sometimes stops like an electric clock in a thunderstorm.
The most common of all antagonisms arises from a man's taking a seat beside you on the train, a seat to which he is completely entitled.
Say what you will about the Ten Commandments, you must always come back to the pleasant fact that there are only ten of them.
Great minds think independently, not alike.
The White House is the finest prison in the world.
Often the test of courage is not to die but to live.
Be life long or short, its completeness depends on what it was lived for.