When I go abroad I always sail from Boston because it is such a pleasant place to get away from.
— Oliver Herford
A rolling stone gathers no moss, but it gains a certain polish.
A man is known by the silence he keeps.
A woman's mind is cleaner than a man's: She changes it more often.
The Irish gave the bagpipes to the Scotts as a joke, but the Scotts haven't seen the joke yet.
Only the young die good.
Modesty: the gentle art of enhancing your charm by pretending not to be aware of it.
Tact: to lie about others as you would have them lie about you.
Cat: a pygmy lion who loves mice, hates dogs, and patronizes human beings.
A man must love a thing very much if he not only practices it without any hope of fame and money, but even... without any hope of doing it well.
Age, like distance lends a double charm.
What is my loftiest ambition? I've always wanted to throw an egg at an electric fan.
There is always room at the top - after the investigation.
Many are called but few get up.
Darling: the popular form of address used in speaking to a member of the opposite sex whose name you cannot at the moment remember.
Manuscript: something submitted in haste and returned at leisure.