Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.
Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.
Anybody who watches three games of football in a row should be declared brain dead.
The joke of our time is the suicide of intention.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
Give up trying to make me give up
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not common.
You hear a lot of dialogue on the death of the American family. Families aren't dying. They're merging into big conglomerates.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
Quote me as saying I was mis-quoted.
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
They have formed their own 4-H club - the hopeless, hysterical hypochondriacs of history.