People with bad consciences always fear the judgement of children.Mary McCarthy
We all live in suspense from day to day In other words, you are the hero of your own story.Mary McCarthy
We are the hero of our own story.Mary McCarthy
A good word is an easy obligation; but not to speak ill, requires only our silence, which costs nothing.John Tillotson
Marriage resembles a pair of shears, so jointed that they cannot be separated often moving in opposite directions, yet always punishing anyone who comes between them.Logan Pearsall Smith
Happiness, that grand mistress of the ceremonies in the dance of life, impels us through all its mazes and meanderings, but leads none of us by the same route.Albert Camus
In our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either.
A good bookshop is just a genteel Black Hole that knows how to read.
I do not feel betrayed. ... He has a fine record. He is a national hero. (On Oliver L North's work)