You can take a Jew out of a shtetl, but you cannot take a shtetl out of a Jew.
A real pleasure is a pleasure that one enjoys by one's self, without a companion, and without a single argument.
Playing nuts is a game like any other, neither better than tops, nor worse than cards. The game is played in various ways. There are 'holes' and 'bank' and 'caps.' But every game finishes up in the same way. One boy loses, another wins. And, as always, he who wins is a clever fellow, a smart fellow, a good fellow.
A bachelor is a man who comes to work each morning from a different direction.
Samuel Freeman Miller