"One of the best parts of growing older? You can flirt all you like since you've become harmless."
"Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out."Liz Smith on John Wooden
"Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny."Liz Smith on Thomas Jefferson
"In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing."Liz Smith on Theodore Roosevelt
"To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight and never stop fighting."Liz Smith on e. e. cummings
"In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher."Liz Smith on Dalai Lama
"The marriage didn't work out but the separation is great."
"All weddings, except those with shotguns in evidence, are wonderful."