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  • Grandmother belongs to the generation of women who were satisfied to have men retain their vices, if they removed their hats.

  • Anybody who's against birth control and abortion has to be a criminal idiot.

  • 'People imagine that missing a loved one works kind of like missing cigarettes,' he said. 'The first day is really hard but the next day is less hard and so forth, easier and easier the longer you go on. But instead, it's like missing water. Every day, you notice the person's absence more.'

  • ... speech is inseparably associated with every phase of personal and business life. It is universal and it is one of the most decisive factors in our success or failure.

  • Planes are my foxhole. I'm always on my knees in them.

  • Yes ... weep now, darling, weep. Let us both weep. That is the first thing: to let ourselves feel again. ... Then, tomorrow, we shall make something strong of this sorrow.

  • No one could have been more surprised than I at my successes, and yet deep within me there was acknowledgment that had I not succeeded, I would have been equally surprised.

  • It is possible for a man to be so cased in armor that even a pin-prick of annoyance will not find ingress. It is true the armor may be a little stifling and somewhat inconvenient for workaday use, but it is a grand thing to be saved from pricks.