American Novelist, Journalist, Essayist
"If one were given five minutes' warning before sudden death, five minutes to say what it had all meant to us, every telephone booth would be occupied by people trying to call up other people to stammer that they loved them."
"Men talk of "finding God," but no wonder it is difficult; He is hidden in the darkest hiding-place, your own heart. You yourself are a part of Him."
"The unluckiest insolvent in the world is the man whose expenditure of speech is too great for his income of ideas."
"Truth is always twins; for every truth is accompanied by its facsimile error - which is the application of that by literal-minded people."
"Read ever day something no one else is reading. Think something no one else is thinking. It is bad for the mind to be always a part of unanimity."
"Half-truths to which men are accustomed are so much easier to pass than the golden mintage they rarely encounter!"