“Modern marriage. Once it was ‘See somebody, get excited, get married’. Now it’s ‘Read a lot of books, fence with a lot of four syllable words and psychoanalyze each other until you can’t tell the difference between a petting party and a civil service exam.”
“Intelligence. Nothing has caused the human race so much trouble as intelligence.”
"We've become a race of Peeping Toms. What people ought to do is get outside their own house and look in for a change."
"Life, every now and then, behaves as though it had seen too many bad movies, when everything fits too well - the beginning, the middle, the end. Fade in, fade out."
“A man takes a pride in something he really cares for.”
“To make a hundred dollars into a hundred and ten dollars – this is work. To make a hundred million into a hundred and ten million – this is inevitable.”
“I searched for you in every man I met.”
“When the sick one is yourself, you cannot run away.”
“Every man is entitled to be a boy for a little while.”
“A ship is like a family. We all have our own ideas of right and wrong but we have to pitch in for the good of the family.”