The trouble with being punctual is that nobody's there to appreciate it.
You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.
Don't be afraid to talk to yourself. It's the only way you can be sure somebody's listening.
Honest criticism is hard to take, particularly from a relative, a friend, an acquaintance or a stranger.
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It's a strange world of language in which skating on thin ice can get you into hot water.
It's the opinion of some that crops could be grown on the moon. Which raises the fear that it may not be long before we're paying somebody not to.
Love doesn't make the world go round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
Perhaps nothing has changed in the course of history as much as historians.
The quickest and shortest way to crush whatever laurels you have won is for you to rest on them.
Originality is the art of concealing your source.
Perhaps the angels who fear to tread where fools rush in used to be fools who rushed in.
All women should know how to take care of children. Most of them will have a husband some day.
The trouble with jogging is that, by the time you realize you're not in shape for it, it's too far to walk back.
Ninety-eight percent of American homes have TV sets, which means the people in the other 2% have to generate their own sex and violence.
Bravery is being the only one who knows you're afraid.
Scratch a dog and you'll find a permanent job.
Experience is that marvellous thing that enable you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.
You're an old-timer if you can remember when setting the world on fire was a figure of speech.
Nothing produces such odd result as trying to get even.
What makes resisting temptation difficult for many people is they don't want to discourage it completely.
Anybody who finds it easy to make money on the horses is probably in the dog food business.
The most efficient labor-saving device is still money.
One trouble with developing speed reading skills is that by the time you realize a book is boring you've already finished it.
Experience enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.