Flattery is like cologne water, to be smelt of, not swallowed
Quote by Josh Billings
There are people who are always anticipating trouble, and in this way they manage to...
If there was no faith there would be no living in this world. We could...
As scarce as truth is, the supply has always been in excess of the demand.
When a man comes to me for advice, I find out the kind of advice...
There is no greater evidence of superior intelligence than to be surprised at nothing.
The less we know the more we suspect
One of the best temporary cures for pride and affectation is seasickness; a man who...
There are two things in life for which we are never truly prepared: Twins.
It is a very delicate job to forgive a man, without lowering him in his...
The best way to convince a fool that he is wrong is to let him...
If a man should happen to reach perfection in this world, he would have to...
Advice is like castor oil, easy enough to give but dreadful uneasy to take.
Most people repent their sins by thanking God they ain't so wicked as their neighbors.
Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as...
There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness.
Words are often seen hunting for an idea, but ideas are never seen hunting for...
Learning sleeps and snores in libraries, but wisdom is everywhere, wide awake, on tiptoe.
There are very few good judges of humor, and they don't agree.
Humor is reason gone mad.
I want everything I do to have humor in it, because it seems to me...