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The funniest line in English is Get it? When you say that, everyone chortles.

Nobody who ever gave his best regretted it.
Thankfulness is the beginning of gratitude. Gratitude is the completion of thankfulness. Thankfulness may consist merely of words. Gratitude is shown in acts.
You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.
A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion, desire.
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you; that is the principal difference between a dog and a man.
There are people who can do all fine and heroic things but one: keep from telling their happiness to the unhappy.
Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.
The way to keep your health is to eat what you don't want, drink what you don't like, and do what you'd rather not.
Heaven goes by favor; if it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in.
It is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not deserve them.
Let us consider that we are all partially insane. It will explain us to each other; it will unriddle many riddles; it will make clear and simple many things which are involved in haunting and harassing difficulties and obscurities now.
When we remember that we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained.
In the real world, nothing happens at the right place at the right time. It is the job of journalists and historians to correct that.
The trouble with the world is not that people know too little, but that they know so many things that ain't so.
The human race has but one really affective weapon, and that is laughter.
Laughter is the greatest weapon we have and we, as humans, use it the least.
Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand.
Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue.
Water, taken in moderation, cannot hurt anybody.
When your friends begin to flatter you on how young you look, it's a sure sign you're getting old.
Friendship is to be purchased only by friendship. A man may have authority over others, but he can never have their hearts but by giving his own.
If you can walk you can dance. If you can talk you can sing.
Give me a laundry list and I'll set it to music.
Let us endeavor so to live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
I can teach anybody how to get what they want out of life. The problem is that I can't find anybody who can tell me what they want.
Soap and education are not as sudden as a massacre, but they are more deadly in the long run. Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.
The first half of life consists of the capacity to enjoy without the chance; the last half consists of the chance without the capacity.
There is nothing so annoying as a good example!!
Get your facts first, and then you can distort them as much as you please.
I did not attend his funeral; but I wrote a nice letter saying I approved of it. [About a politician who had recently died]
Grief can take care of itself; but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with.
Forgiveness is the fragrance the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.
Forget and forgive. This is not difficult when properly understood. It means forget inconvenient duties, then forgive yourself for forgetting. By rigid practice and stern determination, it comes easy.
It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt.
I was young and foolish then; now I am old and foolisher.
I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.
Middle age is when you've met so many people that every new person you meet reminds you of someone else.
Your hair may be brushed, but your mind's untidy. You've had about seven hours of sleep since Friday. No wonder you feel that lost sensation. You're sunk from a riot of relaxation.
People who work sitting down get paid more than people who work standing up.
A door is what a dog is perpetually on the wrong side of.

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