Top 25 Quotes of Sam Levenson

You must pay for your sins. If you have already paid, please ignore this notice.

Sam Levenson

You must learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t possibly live long enough to make them all yourself.

Sam Levenson

When I was a boy I used to do what my father wanted. Now I have to do what my boy wants. My problem is: When am I going to do what I want?

Sam Levenson

We should not permit prayer to be taken out of the schools; that’s the only way most of us got through.

Sam Levenson

The simplest toy, one which even the youngest child can operate, is called a grandparent.

Sam Levenson

The reason grandparents and grandchildren get along so well is that they have a common enemy.

Sam Levenson

The difference between keeping things clean and keeping kids clean was that things just sat still and waited for the dirt to collect. We kids were carriers. We ran a pickup and delivery service.

Sam Levenson

Somewhere on this globe, every ten seconds, there is a woman giving birth to a child. She must be found and stopped.

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Our parents set the moral tone of the family. They expected more of some of us and less of others, but never less than they thought we were capable of.

Sam Levenson

One of the virtues of being very young is that you don’t let the facts get in the way of your imagination.

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Love at first sight is easy to understand; it’s when two people have been looking at each other for a lifetime that it becomes a miracle.

Sam Levenson

Lead us not into temptation. Just tell us where it is; we’ll find it.

Sam Levenson

Just try to be happy. Unhappiness starts with wanting to be happier.

Sam Levenson

It’s so simple to be wise. Just think of something stupid to say and say the opposite.

Sam Levenson

It’s a good thing that when God created the rainbow he didn’t consult a decorator or he would still be picking colors.

Sam Levenson

It was on my fifth birthday that Papa put his hand on my shoulder and said, ‘Remember, my son, if you ever need a helping hand, you’ll find one at the end of your arm.’

Sam Levenson

Insanity is hereditary; you get it from your children.

Sam Levenson

I’m going to stop putting things off, starting tomorrow!

Sam Levenson

If you want to know how your girl will treat you after marriage, just listen to her talking to her little brother.

Sam Levenson

If you die in an elevator, be sure to push the Up button.

Sam Levenson

I admit that: my wife is outspoken, but by whom?

Sam Levenson

Happiness is a by-product. You cannot pursue it by itself.

Sam Levenson

Don’t watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going.

Sam Levenson

Any kid who has two parents who are interested in him and has a houseful of books isn’t poor.

Sam Levenson

Any beast can cry over the misfortunes of its own child. It takes a mensch to weep for others’ children.

Sam Levenson