Having imagination it takes you an hour to write a paragraph that if you were unimaginative would take you only a minute.
Ninety-two percent of the stuff told you in confidence you couldn’t get anyone else to listen to.
The trouble with this country is that there are too many politicians who believe, with a conviction based on experience, that you can fool all of the people all of the time.
Nothing is more responsible for the good old days than a bad memory.
There are plenty of good five-cent cigars in the country. The trouble is they cost a quarter. What this country needs is a good five-cent nickel.
Too much truth is uncouth.
All from Franklin Pierce Adams, 1881 – 1960