Don't mistake pleasure for happiness. They are a different breed of dogs.
Quote by Josh Billings
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.
Love looks through a telescope; envy, through a microscope.
One of the best temporary cures for pride and affection is seasickness; a man who...
Advice is like castor oil, easy enough to give but dreadful uneasy to take.
There are very few good judges of humor, and they don't agree.
It is not all bad, this getting old, ripening. After the fruit has got its...
Flattery is like cologne water, to be smelt of, not swallowed
Learning sleeps and snores in libraries, but wisdom is everywhere, wide awake, on tiptoe.
Some folks are wise and some otherwise.
Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as...
Knowledge is like money: the more one gets, the more one craves.
Experience is a school where a man learns what a big fool he has been
Consider the postage stamp, my son. It secures success through its ability to stick to...
When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly...
Poverty is the step-mother of genius
The best medicine I know for rheumatism is to thank the Lord that it ain't...
I think when the full horror of being fifty hits you, you should stay home...
Men mourn for what they have lost; women for what they ain't got.
The wheel that squeaks the loudest is the one that gets the grease.