“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.”
“A fella ain't got a soul of his own, just a little piece of a big soul, the one big soul that belongs to everybody.”
"Takes no nerve to do something ain't nothing else you can do."
“You never miss the water until the well runs dry.”
"Maybe there ain't no sin and there ain't no virtue, there’s just what people does. Some things folks do is nice and some ain't so nice, and that's all any man's got a right to say."