About the most originality that any writer can hope to achieve honestly is to steal with good judgment.
Quote by Josh Billings
Old maids sweeten their tea with scandal.
When a man comes to me for advice I find out the kind of advice...
Flattery is like cologne water, to be smelt of, not swallowed
Most people repent their sins by thanking God they ain't so wicked as their neighbors
Every man has his follies - and often they are the most interesting thing he...
I've never known a person to live to be one hundred and be remarkable for...
Reason often makes mistakes, but conscience never does.
Common sense is instinct, and enough of it is genius.
The less we know the more we suspect
Love is said to be blind, but I know some fellows in love who can...
One of the best temporary cures for pride and affection is seasickness; a man who...
Men mourn for what they have lost; women for what they ain't got.
Economy is a savings-bank, into which men drop pennies, and get dollars in return.
If there was no faith there would be no living in this world. We could...
I have never known a person to live to be one hundred and be remarkable...
Threescore years and ten is enough; if a man can't suffer all the misery he...
When a young man begins to go down hill everything seems to be greased for...
Be kind to your mother-in-law, but pay for her board at some good hotel.
Genius ain't anything more than elegant common sense.
It ain't often that a man's reputation outlasts his money.