When a friend is in trouble, don't annoy him by asking if there is anything you can do. Think up something appropriate and do it.
Some men are alive simply because it is against the law to kill them.
If you don't learn to laugh at troubles, you won't have anything to laugh at when you grow old.
The sounder your argument, the more satisfaction you get out of it.
Instead of loving your enemies, treat your friends a little better.
People are always neglecting something they can do in trying to do something they can't do.
What people say behind your back is your standing in the community.
When people hear good music, it makes them homesick for something they never had, and never will have.
When you are in trouble, people who call to sympathize are really looking for the particulars.
If a man has money, it is usually a sign, too, that he knows how to take care of it; don't imagine his money is easy to get simply because he has plenty of it.
If there were no schools to take the children away from home part of the time, the insane asylums would be filled with mothers.
A good scare is worth more to a man than good advice.
No man would listen to you talk if he didn't know it was his turn next.
No woman ever falls in love with a man unless she has a better opinion of him than he deserves.
There is always a type of man who says he loves his fellow men, and expects to make a living at it.