The trade of critic, in literature, music, and the drama, is the most degraded of all tradesÓ
Drag your thoughts away from your troubles... by the ears, by the heels, or any other way you can manage it.
One can enjoy a rainbow without necessarily forgetting the forces that made it
Pity is for the living, envy is for the dead
I believe that our Heavenly Father invented man because he was disappointed in the monkey.
Principles have no real force except when one is well-fed.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
When some men discharge an obligation, you can hear the report for miles around.
If animals could speak, the dog would be a blundering outspoken fellow; but the cat would have the rare grace of never saying a word too much.
When a person cannot deceive himself the chances are against his being able to deceive other people.
You cannot depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.
Do your duty today and repent tomorrow
I deal with temptation by yielding to it
There are several good protections against temptations, but the surest is cowardice.
You perceive I generalize with intrepidity from single instances. It is the tourist's custom.