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
Adversity has the same effect on a man that severe training has on the pugilist:...
Most people repent their sins by thanking God they ain't so wicked as their neighbors
Honesty is the rarest wealth anyone can possess, and yet all the honesty in the...
Time is like money, the less we have of it to spare the further we...
There are two things in life for which we are never truly prepared: Twins.
Be like a postage stamp. Stick to one thing until you get there.
Live within your income, even if you have to borrow money to do so.
Threescore years and ten is enough; if a man can't suffer all the misery he...
Take all the fools out of this world and there wouldn't be any fun living...
Love looks through a telescope; envy, through a microscope.
If a man should happen to reach perfection in this world, he would have to...
Common sense is instinct, and enough of it is genius.
One of rarest things that a man ever does is to do the best he...
The less we know the more we suspect
We hate those who will not take our advice and despise those who do.
It is not all bad, this getting old, ripening. After the fruit has got its...
Don't mistake pleasure for happiness. They are a different breed of dogs.
A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love...
How can I believe in God when only last week I got my tongue caught...
He'd make a lovely corpse.