When angry, count to four. When very angry, swear.
If you have nothing to say, say nothing.
Synergy — the bonus that is achieved when things work together harmoniously.
Education is the path from cocky ignorance to miserable uncertainty.
When we remember that we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained.
There are no grades of vanity, there are only grades of ability in concealing it
Perseverance is a principle that should be commendable in those who have judgment to govern it
Photography is 90% sheer, brutal drudgery!
The perfection of wisdom, and the end of true philosophy is to proportion our wants to our possessions, our ambitions to our capacities, we will then be a happy and a virtuous people
If He Tom Sawyer had been a great and wise philosopher, like the writer of this book, he would now have comprehended that Work consists of whatever a body is obliged to do and Play consists of whatever a body is not obliged to do.
The government is merely a servant -- merely a temporary servant; it cannot be its prerogative to determine what is right and what is wrong, and decide who is a patriot and who isn't. Its function is to obey orders, not originate them.
Suppose your were an idiot and suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself
It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly native American criminal class except Congress
It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly native American criminal class except Congress.
Moralists and philosophers have adjudged those who throw temptation in the way of the erring, equally guilty with those who are thereby led into evil