The movies are the only business where you can go out front and applaud yourself.
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Politics has become so expensive that it takes a lot of money even to be defeated.
Politics is applesauce.
There's no trick to being a humorist when you have the whole government working for you.
Half our life is spent trying to find something to do with the time we have rushed through life trying to save.
The United States never lost a war or won a conference.
This country has come to feel the same when Congress is in session as when the baby gets hold of a hammer.
There are three kinds of men. The one that learns by reading. The few who learn by observation. The rest of them have to pee on the electric fence for themselves.
Everything is funny, as long as it's happening to somebody else.
It's a good thing we don't get all the government we pay for.
I never expected to see the day when girls would get sunburned in the places they now do.
It does kids no favors, and sets them up for a potential lifetime of poor health and social embarrassment, to excuse them from family meals of real food. Everyone benefits from healthy eating, but it is particularly crucial at the beginning of life.
No enterprise can exist for itself alone. It ministers to some great need, it performs some great service, not for itself, but for others or failing therein, it ceases to be profitable and ceases to exist.
It seems as if an age of genius must be succeeded by an age of endeavour riot and extravagance by cleanliness and hard work.
To sit in the shade on a fine day, and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment.
When I woke up this morning my girlfriend asked me, 'Did you sleep good?' I said 'No, I made a few mistakes.'
I cannot imagine a God who rewards and punishes the objects of his creation and is but a reflection of human frailty.
People internalize, from the jail to student loan debt, to credit card debt, to unemployment to the whole collective. It manifests itself in many ways, in people's home lives, domestic stuff.
Art: If the object of poetry is, to make men, then poetry is the heir of prophecy.
Worry - a God, invisible but omnipotent. It steals the bloom from the cheek and lightness from the pulse it takes away the appetite, and turns the hair gray.
I like television. I still believe that television is the most powerful form of communication on Earth - I just hate what is being done with it.