There are people who can do all fine and heroic things but one: keep from telling their happiness to the unhappy
Soap and education are not as sudden as a massacre, but they are more deadly in the long run.
The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one.
There are no people who are quite so vulgar as the over-refined.
Truth is mighty and will prevail. There is nothing the matter with this, except that it ain't so.
Often the surest way to convey misinformation is to tell the strict truth.
It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either.
He is useless on top of the ground; he ought to be under it, inspiring the cabbages.
Almost any man worthy of his salt would fight to defend his home, but no one ever heard of a man going to war for his boarding house
Familiarity breeds contempt - and children.
No God and no religion can survive ridicule. No political church, no nobility, no royalty or other fraud, can face ridicule in a fair field, and live.
Frankness is a jewel; only the young can afford it.
Itís no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense.
The difference between the right word and the almost-right word is like the difference between lightning and the lightning bug.
A good legible label is usually worth, for information, a ton of significant attitude and expression in a historical picture.