"Those men are most apt to be obsequious and conciliating abroad, who are under the discipline of shrews at home."
"Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country."Washington Irving on Margaret Thatcher
"A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body."Washington Irving on Benjamin Franklin
"Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts."Washington Irving on Oliver Wendell Holmes
"Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home."Washington Irving on Bill Cosby
"Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in."Washington Irving on Robert Frost
"Age is a matter of feeling, not of years."
"A tart temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use."
"Temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use."
"After all, it is the divinity within that makes the divinity without and I have been more fascinated by a woman of talent and intelligence, though deficient in personal charms, than I have been by the most regular beauty."
"Young lawyers attend the courts, not because they have business there, but because they have no business."