Money will buy you a pretty good dog, but it won't buy the wag of his tail.
Our necessities are few, but our wants are endless.
Rumor is like bees; the more you fight them the more you don't get rid of them.
When a man comes to me for advice, I find out the kind of advice he wants, and I give it to him.
Prejudice assumes the garb of reason, but the cheat is too thin.
Vanity is a strange passion; rather than be out of a job it will brag of its vices.
Take the selfishness out of this world and there would be more happiness than we should know what to do with.
Rumor is a vagrant without a home, and lives upon what it can pick up.
As a gineral thing, when a woman wares the britches, she has a good rite tew them.
I am poor, and I am glad that i am, for i find that wealth makes more people mean than it duz generous.
Their is one advantage in a plurality of wifes; tha fite each other, insted ov their husbands.
I hope i shall never hav so much reputashun that i shan't feel obliged to be alwus civil.
I had rather be a pot-bellied seed cowcumber, flung carelessly on a wood pile to ripen, than tew be an old bachelor.
Marrying for buty iz a poor spekulashun, for enny man who sees yure wife, has got just about az mutch stock in her as yu have.
Thare iz this mutch kan be sed in favour ov good-breeding, it iz the only thing that kan make a phool endurable.