Reason often makes mistakes, but conscience never does.
Advice is like castor oil, easy enough to give but dreadful uneasy to take.
Words are often seen hunting for an idea, but ideas are never seen hunting for words.
The truly innocent are those who not only are guiltless themselves, but who think others are.
Economy is a savings-bank, into which men drop pennies, and get dollars in return.
If a man should happen to reach perfection in this world, he would have to die immediately to enjoy himself.
Laughter is the sensation of feeling good all over, and showing it principally on one spot.
The very thing that men think they have got the most of, they have got the least of; and that is judgment.
The more humble a man is before God, the more he will be exalted; the more humble he is before man, the more he will get rode roughshod.
To bring up a child in the way he should go, travel that way yourself once in a while.