To carry care to bed is to sleep with a pack on your back. Thomas Chandler Halibu
What a sight there is in that "smile!" it changes like a chameleon. There is a vacant smile, a cold smile, a smile of hate, a satiric smile, an affected smile; but, above all, a smile of love.
A woman who wants a charitable heart wants a pure mind.
[Grateful] Cheerfulness is health; its opposite, [ungrateful] melancholy, is disease.
As soon as a woman begins to dress "loud," her manners and conversation partake of the same element.
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
Money is a necessity; so is dirt.
There is the kiss of welcome and of parting, the long, lingering, loving, present one; the stolen, or the mutual one; the kiss of love, of joy, and of sorrow; the seal of promise and receipt of fulfillment.
We reckon hours and minutes to be dollars and cents.
When a man is wrong and won't admit is, he always gets angry.
An uncontrolled imagination may become as surely intoxicated by overindulgence as a toper may do bodily with strong drink.
The suspicious parent makes an artful child.
The memory of past favors is like a rainbow, bright, vivid, and beautiful; but it soon fades away. The in memory of injuries is engraved on the heart, and remains forever.
When a man is wrong and won't admit it, he always gets angry.
I have learnt a good deal from my own talk.
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?
Punctuality is the sole of business.
Failures to heroic minds are the stepping stones to success.
If it were not for a goodly supply of rumors, half true and half false, what would the gossips do?
To carry care to bed is to sleep with a pack on your back
Contentment is, after all, simply refined indolence. Thomas Chandler Haliburto
Give me a chance, says Stupid, and I will show you. Ten to one he has had his chance already, and neglected it.
Life ain't all beer and skittles.
Hope is a pleasant acquaintance, but an unsafe friend, not the man for your banker, though he may do for a traveling companion.
Wise men, like wine, are best when old; pretty women, like bread, are best when young.
Vanity is not half a bad principle, if it will but stick to legitimate business.
Fastidiousness is the envelope of indelicacy.
Lawyers are like spiders, they've eat up all the flies, and I guess they'll have to eat each other soon.
Fact is stranger than fiction.
Contentment is, after all, simply refined indolence. Thomas Chandler Halibu