Confess your sins to the Lord and you will be forgiven; confess them to man and you will be laughed at.
Quote by Josh Billings
As long as we are lucky we attribute it to our smartness; our bad luck...
Learning sleeps and snores in libraries, but wisdom is everywhere, wide awake, on tiptoe.
There are two kinds of fools: those who can't change their opinions and those who...
It is a very delicate job to forgive a man, without lowering him in his...
When a man comes to me for advice, I find out the kind of advice...
There's a great power in words, if you don't hitch too many of them together.
Advice is like castor oil, easy to give, but dreadful to take.
A puppy plays with every pup he meets, but an old dog has few associates.
Knowledge is like money: the more one gets, the more one craves.
Marrying for love may be a bit risky, but it is so honest that God...
I've never known a person to live to be one hundred and be remarkable for...
Flattery is like cologne water, to be smelt, not swallowed.
Economy is a savings-bank, into which men drop pennies, and get dollars in return.
Don't ever prophesy; for if you prophesy wrong, nobody will forget it; and if you...
There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness.
There are two things in life for which we are never truly prepared: Twins.
One of the rarest things that a man ever does, is to do the best...
Genius ain't anything more than elegant common sense.
Adversity has the same effect on a man that severe training has on the pugilist:...
One of the greatest victories you can gain over someone is to beat him at...