One of the best temporary cures for pride and affection is seasickness; a man who wants to vomit never puts on airs.
Quote by Josh Billings
Don't mistake pleasure for happiness. They are a different breed of dogs.
Poverty is the step-mother of genius
The road to ruin is always in good repair, and the travellers pay the expense...
Life consists not in holding good cards, but in playing those you hold well.
The man whose only pleasure in life is making money, weighs less on the moral...
Silence is said to be golden, but the best fools the world has ever produced...
To bring up a child in the way he should go, travel that way yourself...
Genius ain't anything more than elegant common sense.
Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing...
About the most originality that any writer can hope to achieve honestly is to steal...
Laughter is the sensation of feeling good all over and showing it principally in one...
My advice to those who are about to begin, in earnest, the journey of life,...
Reason often makes mistakes, but conscience never does.
It is better to know nothing than to know what ain't so.
Advice is like castor oil, easy enough to give but dreadful uneasy to take.
If a man should happen to reach perfection in this world, he would have to...
Knowledge is like money: the more one gets, the more one craves.
There's a lot of people in this world who spend so much time watching their...
Economy is a savings-bank, into which men drop pennies, and get dollars in return.
It ain't often that a man's reputation outlasts his money.