Faith has to do with things that are not seen, and hope with things that are not in hand.
When a true genius appears in this world, you may know him by this sign, that the dunces are all in confederacy against him.
Every one desires to live long, but no one would be old.
Pretense is the overrating of any kind of knowledge we pretend to.
It is impossible that anything so natural, so necessary, and so universal as death, should ever have been designed by providence as an evil to mankind.
No wise man ever wished to be younger.
There is one way to find out if a man is honest; ask him! If he says yes you know he's crooked.
Just as courage imperils life; fear protects it.
Our life is made by the death of others.
A good painter is to paint two main things, men and the working of man's mind.
It is not the strongest of the species that survive, but the one most responsive to change.
Honesty is the best policy.
Honesty is the best policy. If I lose mine honor, I lose myself.
I never forget a face, but in your case I'll make an exception.
Getting older is no problem. You just have to live long enough.
I have offended God and mankind because my work didn't reach the quality it should have.
Experience does not err. Only your judgments err by expecting from her what is not in her power.
The best kind of friend is the one you could sit on a porch with, never saying a word, and walk away feeling like that was the best conversation you've had.
By trying we can easily learn to endure adversity. Another man's, I mean.
Those who don't believe in magic,shall never find it.
Experienceis only the name we give to our mistakes
If at first you don't succeed, try, try, try again.
Whatever deceives men seems to produce a magical enchantment.
The most important part of education is proper training in the nursery.
Knowledge which is acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind.
If you've heard this story before, don't stop me, because I'd like to hear it again.
Only one man in a thousand is a leader of men -- the other 999 follow women.
Such as we are made of, such we be.
Modest doubt is called the beacon of the wise.
Today,man knows the price of everything,and the value of nothing.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
The answers to life's problems aren't at the bottom of a bottle, they're on TV!
Eureka! I've got it.
Give me a lever long enough, and a prop strong enough, I can single-handed move the world.
Seeing is believing, but feeling's the truth.
Seeing is believing,but believing is seeing.
He that dies pays all his debts.
Words pay no debts.
All that live must die, passing through nature to eternity.
One of the best hearing aids a man can have is an attentive wife.
Please accept my resignation. I don't care to belong to any club that will have me as a member.
The trouble with writing a book about yourself is that you can't fool around. If you write about someone else, you can stretch the truth from here to Finland. If you write about yourself the slightest deviation makes you realize instantly that there may be honor among thieves, but you are just a dirty liar.
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I worked myself up from nothing to extreme poverty.
I never see any difference in boys. I only know two sorts of boys. Mealy boys and beef-faced boys.
Although it is generally known, I think it's about time to announce that I was born at a very early age.
Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read.
Parting is such sweet sorrow.
Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.