Never praise a sister to a sister in the hope of your compliments reaching the proper ears.
Quote by Rudyard Kipling
Often and often afterwards, the beloved Aunt would ask me why I had never told...
He wrapped himself in quotations - as a beggar would enfold himself in the purple...
You may write it on his tombstone, You may cut it on his card, That...
A woman is only a woman, but a good cigar is a smoke.
Gardens are not made by singing Oh, how beautiful, and sitting in the shade.
San Francisco is a mad city - inhabited for the most part by perfectly insane...
Small miseries, like small debts, hit us in so many places, and meet us at...
Four things greater than all things are, - Women and Horses and Power and War.
The first condition of understanding a foreign country is to smell it.
Politics are not my concern . . . They impressed me as a dog's life...
If you can force your heart and nerve and sinew to serve your turn long...
Borrow trouble for yourself, if that's your nature, but don't lend it to your neighbours.
God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.
For the female of the species is more deadly than the male.
The sins ye do by two and two, ye must pay for, one by one
For the sin they do by two and two they must pay for one by...
A people always ends by resembling its shadow.
Call a truce, then to our labors - let us feast with friends and neighbors...
Laughter is nothing else but sudden glory arising from some sudden conception of some eminency...
As the crackling of thorns under a pot, so is the laughter of the fool.