Life is a grindstone, and whether it grinds a man down or polishes him up depends on the stuff he's made of.
Quote by Josh Billings
As a general thing, when a woman wears the pants in a family, she has...
Every man has his follies - and often they are the most interesting thing he...
The wheel that squeaks the loudest is the one that gets the grease.
One of rarest things that a man ever does is to do the best he...
A puppy plays with every pup he meets, but an old dog has few associates.
Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as...
One of the best temporary cures for pride and affectation is seasickness; a man who...
There is no greater evidence of superior intelligence than to be surprised at nothing.
Reason often makes mistakes, but conscience never does.
There's a great power in words, if you don't hitch too many of them together.
If a man should happen to reach perfection in this world, he would have to...
Life consists not in holding good cards, but in playing those you hold well.
About the only difference between the poor and the rich, is this, the poor suffer...
Most people repent their sins by thanking God they ain't so wicked as their neighbors.
There are two kinds of fools: those who can't change their opinions and those who...
Genius ain't anything more than elegant common sense.
It is a very delicate job to forgive a man, without lowering him in his...
Words are often seen hunting for an idea, but ideas are never seen hunting for...
It ain't often that a man's reputation outlasts his money.
Men mourn for what they have lost; women for what they ain't got.