Nothing you do for children is ever wasted. They seem not to notice us, hovering, averting our eyes, and they seldom offer thanks, but what we do for them is never wasted.
The reason to retire is to try to avoid embarrassment; you ought to do it before people are dropping big hints. You want to be the first to come up with the idea. You don't want to wait until you trip and fall off the stage.
I think the most un-American thing you can say is, 'You can't say that.'
A lovely thing about Christmas is that it's compulsory, like a thunderstorm, and we all go through it together.