Prof. Edgar Solomon: A bear taking a dump asked a rabbit, "Does shit stick to your fur as a habit?" "Of course not," said the hare, "It's really quite rare," so the bear wiped his ass with the rabbit. There once was a lady named Dot who lived off of pig shit and snot. When she ran out of these, sh
It is not from reason and prudence that people marry, but from inclination.
When we see our enemies and friends gliding away before us, let us not forget that we are subject to the general law of mortality, and shall soon be where our doom will be fixed forever.
Books that you carry to the fire, and hold readily in your hand, are most useful after all. Samuel Joh
It is one of the maxims of the civil law, that definitions are hazardous.
The supreme end of education is expert discernment in all things-the power to tell the good from the bad, the genuine from the counterfeit, and to prefer the good and the genuine to the bad and the counterfeit.
Faction seldom leaves a man honest, however it might find him.
We found in the course of our journey the convenience of having disencumbered ourselves, by laying aside whatever we could spare; for it is not to be imagined without experience, how in climbing crags and treading bogs, and winding through narrow and obstructed passages, a little bulk will hinder, a
He who does not mind his belly, will hardly mind anything else.
The true effect of genuine politeness seems to be rather ease than pleasure.
Our aspirations are our possibilities.
What is read twice is usually remembered more than what is once written.
The worst evils are those that never arrive.
To buried merit rise the tardy bust.
Judgment is forced upon us by experience
Care that is once enter'd into the breastWill have the whole possession ere it rest.
It is, however, not necessary, that a man should forbear to write, till he has discovered some truth unknown before; he may be sufficiently useful, by only diversifying the surface of knowledge, and luring the mind by a new appearance to a second view of those beauties which it had passed over inatt
The desire of advising has a very extensive prevalence; and, since advice cannot be given but to those that will hear it, a patient listener is necessary to the accommodation of all those who desire to be confirmed in the opinion of their own wisdom: a patient listener, however, is not always to be
In a manâ€™s letters his soul lies naked.
In order that all men might be taught to speak truth, it is necessary that all likewise should learn to hear it.
The great end of prudence is to give cheerfulness to those hours which splendour cannot gild, and acclamation cannot exhilarate; those soft intervals of unbended amusement, in which a man shrinks to his natural dimensions, and throws aside the ornaments or disguises which he feels in privacy to be u