"Good parties create a temporary youthfulness."
"Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year."Mason Cooley on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties."Mason Cooley on Helen Keller
"Come, gentlemen, I hope we shall drink down all unkindness."Mason Cooley on William Shakespeare
"Sometimes too much to drink is barely enough."Mason Cooley on Mark Twain
"New Year's Resolution: To tolerate fools more gladly, provided this does not encourage them to take up more of my time."Mason Cooley on James Agate
"The wisdom of age: don't stop walking."
"Old age: I fall asleep during the funerals of my friends."
"Staid middle age loves the hurricane passions of opera."
"Middle age went by while I was mourning for my lost youth."
"The lonely become either thoughtful or empty."