Happiness is the harvest of a quiet eye
A drunkard is like a whiskey bottle, all neck and belly and no head
Most public speakers talk so badly that a sudden quotation from a poet appears in their babble like a lady in a slum
When there is no will there is a way for the lawyers
Exclusiveness is a characteristic of recent riches, high society, and the skunk.
The statesman shears the sheep the politician skins them.
When you are dealing with a child, keep all your wits about you, and sit on the floor.
An Englishmen thinks seated a Frenchmen standing an American pacing, an Irishman, afterwards.
Facts are carpet-tacks under the pneumatic tires of theory
Some folks never handle the truth without scratching it
A point of view an ulcer is wonderful to a pathologist
The smaller the head, the bigger the dream
A habit of debt is very injurious to the memory
The modern king has become a vermiform appendix - useless when quiet, when obtrusive in danger of removal
Some that will hold a creed unto martyrdom will not hold the truth against a sneering laugh
Religion often gets credit for curing rascals when old age is the real medicine
You are not obliged to put on evening clothes to meet God
The best blood will sometimes get into a fool or a mosquito
All things come to him who waits -- even justice.
Practical prayer is harder on the soles of your shoes than the knees of your trousers.
If you keep your mouth shut you will never put your foot in it.
If you keep your mouth shut, you will never put your foot in it.
Many a man wins glory for prudence by seeking advice, then seeking advice as to what advice would be best to take, and finally following appetite.
It is twice as hard to crush a half-truth as a whole lie.
In levying taxes and in shearing sheep it is well to stop when you get down to the skin.