Ten Random Quotes
"He did not arrive at this conclusion by the decent process of quiet, logical deduction, nor yet by the blinding flash of glorious intuition, but by the shoddy, untidy process halfway between the two by which one usually gets to know things."
"All science is either physics or stamp collecting."
"Marriage must incessantly contend with a monster that devours everything: familiarity."
"Peace has its victories no less than war, but it doesn't have as many monuments to unveil."
"One must act in painting as in life, directly."
"Any ballplayers that played for me on either the Cardinals or the Yankees could come to me if he were in need and I would give him a helping hand. I made only two exceptions, Carl Mays and Joe Bush. If they were in a gutter, I'd kick them."
"Talent, lying in the understanding, is often inherited; genius, being the action of reason or imagination, rarely or never."
"Poetry should help, not only to refine the language of the time, but to prevent it from changing too rapidly."
"I learned early on that family, as far as my mother and father, were not an option."
"The more laws and order are made prominent, the more thieves and robbers there will be."
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