Honesty is the rarest wealth anyone can possess, and yet all the honesty in the world ain't lawful tender for a loaf of bread.
One of the greatest victories you can gain over someone is to beat him at politeness.
Never work before breakfast; if you have to work before breakfast, eat your breakfast first.
One of the best temporary cures for pride and affectation is seasickness; a man who wants to vomit never puts on airs
Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing until it gets there
To bring up a child in the way he should go, travel that way yourself once in a while.
Knowledge is like money: the more he gets, the more he craves.
Experience makes more timid men than it does wise ones.
Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute
Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute.
Love looks through a telescope; envy, through a microscope.
A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.
There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness.
There is a sort of charm in ugliness, if the person has some redeeming qualities and is only ugly enough.
There is a sort of charm in ugliness, if the person has some redeeming qualities and is only ugly enough