Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.