Middle age snuffs out more talent than even wars or sudden death does.
Wisdom is keeping a sense of fallibility of all our views and opinions.
A healthy old fellow, who is not a fool, is the happiest creature living.
In a happy marriage it is the wife who provides the climate, the husband the landscape.
We are closer to the ants than to the butterflies. Very few people can endure much leisure.
Miller is not really a writer but a non-stop talker to whom someone has given a typewriter.
Everyone is a bore to someone. That is unimportant. The thing to avoid is being a bore to oneself.
As I get older I seem to believe less and less and yet to believe what I do believe more and more.
If you wish to be brothers, let the arms fall from your hands. One cannot love while holding offensive arms.