"One's mind has a way of making itself up in the background, and it suddenly becomes clear what one means to do."
"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect."A. C. Benson on Mark Twain
"The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax."A. C. Benson on Albert Einstein
"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."A. C. Benson on Colin Powell
"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all."A. C. Benson on Dale Carnegie
"If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance."A. C. Benson on Abraham Lincoln
"When you get to my age life seems little more than one long march to and from the lavatory."
"Very often a change of self is needed more than a change of scene."
"I am sure it is one's duty as a teacher to try to show boys that no opinions, no tastes, no emotions are worth much unless they are one's own. I suffered acutely as a boy from the lack of being shown this."