Darling: the popular form of address used in speaking to a member of the opposite sex whose name you cannot at the moment remember.
Modesty: the gentle art of enhancing your charm by pretending not to be aware of it.
A man must love a thing very much if he not only practices it without any hope of fame and money, but even… without any hope of doing it well.
The Irish gave the bagpipes to the Scotts as a joke, but the Scotts haven't seen the joke yet.
When I go abroad I always sail from Boston because it is such a pleasant place to get away from.
What is my loftiest ambition? I've always wanted to throw an egg at an electric fan.