A novel is a piece of prose of a certain length with something wrong with it.
Economists are people who work with numbers but who don’t have the personality to be accountants.
If you don’t meet expectations, don’t blame yourself. Blame the person who expected too much of you.
One thing the inventors can’t seem to get the bugs out of is fresh paint.
The engineer’s first problem in any design situation is to discover what the problem really is.
Sometimes the most urgent and vital thing you can do is take a complete rest.
The atom, being for all practical purposes the stable unit of the physical plane, is a constantly changing vortex of reactions.
Politicians are like diapers. They both need changing regularly and for the same reason.
Every oak tree started out as a couple of nuts who decided to stand their ground.
Once you’ve accumulated sufficient knowledge to get by, you’re too old to remember it.
In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.
Don’t worry if you’re a kleptomaniac, you can always take something for it.
A lifetime is more than sufficiently long for people to get what there is of it wrong.