Consider the postage stamp, my son. It secures success through its ability to stick to one thing till it gets there.
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Most people when they come to you for advice, come to have their own opinions...
Advice is like castor oil, easy to give, but dreadful to take.
Threescore years and ten is enough; if a man can't suffer all the misery he...
It's not only the most difficult thing to know one's self, but the most inconvenient.
The wheel that squeaks the loudest is the one that gets the grease.
Flattery is like cologne water, to be smelt of, not swallowed
There are two things in life for which we are never truly prepared: Twins.
Words are often seen hunting for an idea, but ideas are never seen hunting for...
I have never known a person to live to be one hundred and be remarkable...
Don't ever prophesy; for if you prophesy wrong, nobody will forget it; and if you...
Common sense is instinct, and enough of it is genius.
I have lived in this world just long enough to look carefully the second time...
There's a lot of people in this world who spend so much time watching their...
I think when the full horror of being fifty hits you, you should stay home...
Most people repent their sins by thanking God they ain't so wicked as their neighbors.
Genius ain't anything more than elegant common sense.
There is nothing so easy to learn as experience and nothing so hard to apply.
Knowledge is like money: the more he gets, the more he craves.
All I know is what the words know, and dead things, and that makes a...
In life we don't know how many Love's the Lord will send us, but we...