Just what part of meow don't you understand?
Avarice fills its purse at the expense of its belly.
Favoritism manifests itself in all departments of government, public and private. It is the harder to avoid, because it is so natural.
It is easier to make money than to save it. One is exertion, the other, self-denial.
Failures to heroic minds are the stepping stones to success.
Contentment is, after all, simply refined indolence. Thomas Chandler Halibu
As soon as a woman begins to dress "loud," her manners and conversation partake of the same element.
Whenever there is authority, there is a natural inclination to disobedience. Thomas Chandler Haliburto
Hope is a pleasant acquaintance, but an unsafe friend, not the man for your banker, though he may do for a traveling companion.
He who sports compliments, unless he takes good aim, may miss his mark, and be wounded by the recoil of his own weapon.
Hope is a pleasant acquaintance, but an unsafe friend. Thomas Chandler Halibu
A brave man is sometimes a desperado: a bully is always a coward.
Give me a chance, says Stupid, and I will show you. Ten to one he has had his chance already, and neglected it.
Women forgive injuries, but never forget slights.
When a man is wrong and won't admit it, he always gets angry.
Contentment is, after all, simply refined indolence.
A woman has two smiles that an angel might envy, the smile that accepts a lover before words are uttered, and the smile that lights on the first born babe, and assures it of a mother's love.
Impossible desires are the height of unreason.
Fact is stranger than fiction.
Absurdities die of self-strangulation.
Vanity is not half a bad principle, if it will but stick to legitimate business.
When a man is wrong and won't admit it, he always gets angry. Thomas Chandler Haliburto
One of the old philosophers says that it is the part of wisdom to sometimes seem a fool; but in our day there are too many ready-made ones to render this a desirable policy.
If you have a thrust to make at your friend's expense, do it gracefully, it is all the more effective. Some one says the reproach that is delivered with hat in hand is the most telling.
Money is a necessity; so is dirt.
Lawyers are like priests; people come to them and disburden themselves of their troubles, and get consolation, if they pay well for it; but there is one point in which they don't treat them like priests; they don't confess all their sins; they suppress them, and often get themselves and their counse
Some people have a perfect genius for doing nothing, and doing it assiduously.
The happiness of every country depends upon the character of its people, rather than the form of its government.
Coerced innocence is like an imprisoned lark,--open the door, and it is off forever. The bird that roams through the sky and the groves unrestrained knows how to dodge the hawk and protect itself; but the caged one, the moment it leaves its bars and bolts behind, is pounced upon by the fowler or the
There is nothing like fun, is there? I haven't any myself, but Ido like it in others. O, we need it. We need all the counterweights we can muster to balance the sad relations of life. God has made many sunny spots in the heart; why should we exclude the light from them?