|Born||December 28, 1911|
|Died||August 27, 1980
Brooklyn, New York
One of the virtues of being very young is that you don't let the facts get in the way of your imagination.
Love at first sight is easy to understand; it's when two people have been looking at each other for a lifetime that it becomes a miracle.
If you want to know how your girl will treat you after marriage, just listen to her talking to her little brother.
We should not permit prayer to be taken out of the schools; that's the only way most of us got through.
The reason grandparents and grandchildren get along so well is that they have a common enemy.
Any kid who has two parents who are interested in him and has a houseful of books isn't poor.
Any beast can cry over the misfortunes of its own child. It takes a mensch to weep for others' children.
Somewhere on this globe, every ten seconds, there is a woman giving birth to a child. She must be found and stopped.
When I was a boy I used to do what my father wanted. Now I have to do what my boy wants. My problem is: When am I going to do what I want?
It was on my fifth birthday that Papa put his hand on my shoulder and said, 'Remember, my son, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm.'
The simplest toy, one which even the youngest child can operate, is called a grandparent.
You must learn from the mistakes of others. You can't possibly live long enough to make them all yourself.
You must pay for your sins. If you have already paid, please ignore this notice.
It's a good thing that when God created the rainbow he didn't consult a decorator or he would still be picking colors.
It's so simple to be wise. Just think of something stupid to say and say the opposite.