Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing until it gets there.
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One of the best temporary cures for pride and affectation is seasickness; a man who...
Common sense is instinct, and enough of it is genius.
As long as we are lucky we attribute it to our smartness; our bad luck...
The best way to convince a fool that he is wrong is to let him...
Most people repent their sins by thanking God they ain't so wicked as their neighbors.
There are two things in life for which we are never truly prepared: twins.
About the most originality that any writer can hope to achieve honestly is to steal...
There is nothing so easy to learn as experience and nothing so hard to apply.
Advice is like castor oil, easy to give, but dreadful to take.
There are two things in this life for which we are never fully prepared and...
Some folks are wise and some otherwise.
One of the greatest victories you can gain over someone is to beat him at...
Marrying for love may be a bit risky, but it is so honest that God...
It is better to know nothing than to know what ain't so.
Flattery is like cologne water, to be smelt of, not swallowed
Wisdom has never made a bigot, but learning has.
The wheel that squeaks the loudest is the one that gets the grease.
The less we know the more we suspect
If I read a book that impresses me, I have to take myself firmly in...
What's a book? Everything or nothing. The eye that sees it all.