"Of course there's a lot of knowledge in universities: the freshmen bring a little in; the seniors don't take much away, so knowledge sort of accumulates."
Dr. Abbott Lawrence Lowell
US educator, lawyer
("What a University President has Learned")
(grandfather of Amy Lowell)
"Twenty can't be expected to tolerate sixty in all things, and sixty gets bored stiff with twenty's eternal love affairs."
Canadian artist, writer
("Odds and Ends")
"A private railroad car is not an acquired taste. One takes to it immediately."
Eleanor Robson Belmont
English-US actor, writer
"I learned in business that you had to be very careful when you told somebody that's working for you to do something, because the chances were very high he'd do it. In government, you don't have to worry about that."
George P. Shultz
US Secretary of State (60)
"To err is dysfunctional, to forgive codependent."
US singer (the Knack)
"In hatred as in love, we grow like the thing we brood upon. What we loathe, we graft into our very soul."
("The Persian Boy")