"A man looks mighty small at a wedding."
"You've got to love life to have life and you've got to have life to love life."
"The happiest days are the hardest to relive."
"All those important things – mother and daughter, husband and wife, enemy and enemy, money and miser, all those terribly important things, the earth part kinda burns away, burns out. And what's left when memory's gone and your identity, Mrs. Smith? Something eternal. We all know down in our bones that something is eternal and that something has to do with human beings."
"Everybody has a right to their own troubles."
"Never ask advice of anybody on personal matters."
“The time to make up your mind about people is never.”
"Well, Pa, a woman can change better than a man. A man lives sort of, well, in jerks. Baby's born or somebody dies and that's a jerk. He gets a farm or loses it and that's a jerk. With a woman, it's all in one flow like a stream, little eddies and waterfalls. But the river, it goes right on. Woman looks at it that way."
“It’s always been my experience that when you know the other fellow’s point of view, you usually get together.”
“We have developed speed but we have shut ourselves in.”