What people say behind your back is your standing in the community.
I express many absurd opinions, but I am not the first man to do it American freedom consists largely in talking nonsense.
Abuse a man unjustly, and you will make friends for him.
When a friend is in trouble, don't annoy him by asking if there is any thing you can do. Think up something appropriate and do it.
When people hear good music, it makes them homesick for something they never had and never will have.
One has fear in front of a goat, in back of a mule, and on every side of a fool.
If you don't learn to laugh at trouble, you won't have anything to laugh at when you're old.
A woman who can't forgive should never have more than a nodding acquaintance with a man
When a man is trying to sell you something, don't imagine that he is polite all the time
Common sense is compelled to make its way without the enthusiasm of anyone
You needn't love your enemy, but if you refrain from telling lies about him, you are doing well enough.
If your faith is opposed to experience, to human learning and investigation, it is not worth the breath used in giving it expression
The worst feeling in the world is the homesickness that comes over a man occasionally when he is at home
The greatest humiliation in life, is to work hard on something from which you expect great appreciation, and then fail to get it
Living up to ideals is like doing everyday work with your Sunday clothes on.