When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned…
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The thinner the ice, the more anxious is everyone to see whether it will bear.
I have never known a person to live to be one hundred and be remarkable...
There are two kinds of fools: those who can't change their opinions and those who...
Learning sleeps and snores in libraries, but wisdom is everywhere, wide awake, on tiptoe.
There are two things in life for which we are never truly prepared: twins.
About the most originality that any writer can hope to achieve honestly is to steal...
Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute.
When a young man begins to go down hill everything seems to be greased for...
There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness.
One of the best temporary cures for pride and affection is seasickness; a man who...
Most people repent their sins by thanking God they ain't so wicked as their neighbors
Time is like money, the less we have of it to spare the further we...
Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does.
A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love...
The trouble with people is not that they don't know but that they know so...
There is nothing so easy to learn as experience and nothing so hard to apply.
Advice is like castor oil, easy enough to give but dreadful uneasy to take.
Kids, don't do drugs. Just be aware. They exist, they are real.
Never say goodbye because goodbye means going away and going away means forgetting.
The advice I am giving always to all my students is above all to study...