Words are often seen hunting for an idea, but ideas are never seen hunting for words.
As long as we are lucky we attribute it to our smartness; our bad luck we give the gods credit for
There are two things in life for which we are never truly prepared: twins.
Better make a weak man your enemy than your friend.
The man who ain't got an enemy is really poor.
As scarce as truth is, the supply has always been in excess of the demand.
Don't ever prophesy; for if you prophesy wrong, nobody will forget it; and if you prophesy right, nobody will remember it.
I never had a man come to me for advice yet, but what I soon discovered that he thought more of his own opinion than he did of mine.
There's lots of people who spend so much time watching their health, they haven't got time to enjoy it.
One of the best temporary cures for pride and affectation is seasickness; a man who wants to vomit never puts on airs.
Confess your sins to the Lord and you will be forgiven; confess them to man and you will be laughed at.
One-half the troubles of this life can be traced to saying yes too quickly and not saying no soon enough.
Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute.