About the most originality that any writer can hope to achieve honestly is to steal with good judgment.
Quote by Josh Billings
The wheel that squeaks the loudest is the one that gets the grease.
Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing...
It ain't often that a man's reputation outlasts his money.
Most people repent their sins by thanking God they ain't so wicked as their neighbors.
There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness.
As long as we are lucky we attribute it to our smartness; our bad luck...
One of the best temporary cures for pride and affectation is seasickness; a man who...
Be like a postage stamp. Stick to one thing until you get there.
There is a sort of charm in ugliness, if the person has some redeeming qualities...
There is nothing so easy to learn as experience and nothing so hard to apply.
Flattery is like cologne water, to be smelt of, not swallowed
I have lived in this world just long enough to look carefully the second time...
One of the greatest victories you can gain over someone is to beat him at...
The less we know the more we suspect
Experience is a school where a man learns what a big fool he has been
Most people repent their sins by thanking God they ain't so wicked as their neighbors
I think when the full horror of being fifty hits you, you should stay home...
No one can disgrace us but ourselves.
A good way I know to find happiness, is to not bore a hole to...
Be kind to your mother-in-law, but pay for her board at some good hotel.