Knowledge is like money the more he gets, the more he craves.
There is nothing so easy to learn as experience and nothing so hard to apply.
Learning sleeps and snores in libraries, but wisdom is everywhere, wide awake, on tiptoe.
Genius ain't anything more than elegant common sense.
After enlightenment, the laundry.
Reason often makes mistakes, but conscience never does.
A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself.
It is true that wealth won't make a man virtuous, but I notice there ain't anybody who wants to be poor just for the purpose of being good.
I have lived in this world just long enough to look carefully the second time into things that I am most certain of the first time.
What is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul I suppose this depends somewhat upon the size of the soul. I think there are cases where the trade would do.
Words are often seen hunting for an idea, but ideas are never seen hunting for words.
The wheel that squeaks the loudest is the one that gets the grease.
Don't take the bull by the horns, take him by the tail then you can let go when you want to.
I never question a success, any more than I do the right of a bulldog to lie in his own gateway.
Some folks as they grow older grow wise, but most folks simply grow stubborner.
The man whose only pleasure in life is making money, weighs less on the moral scale than an angleworm.
The fools in this world make about as much trouble as the wicked do.
Good nonsense is good sense in disguise.
It's a wise man who profits by his own experience, but it's a good deal wiser one who lets the rattlesnake bite the other fellow.
It's not only the most difficult thing to know one's self, but the most inconvenient.
Like other occult techniques of divination, the statistical method has a private jargon deliberately contrived to obscure its methods from non-practitioners.
Marrying for love may be a bit risky, but it is so honest that God can't help but smile on it.
We hate those who will not take our advice, and despise them who do.
Love looks through a telescope envy, through a microscope.
Be like a postage stamp. Stick to one thing until you get there.