By trying we can easily endure adversity. Another man's, I mean.
Name the greatest of all inventors. Accident.
My books are like water; those of the great geniuses are wine. (Fortunately) everybody drinks water.
Many a small thing has been made large by the right kind of advertising.
What would men be without women? Scarce, sir, mighty scarce.
Man - a creature made at the end of the week's work when God was tired.
Thunder is good, thunder is impressive; but it is lightning that does all the work.
It is just like man's vanity and impertinence to call an animal dumb because it is dumb to his dull perceptions.
There is no sadder sight than a young pessimist.
It is better to take what does not belong to you than to let it lie around neglected.
When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.
In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards.
If you hold a cat by the tail you learn things you cannot learn any other way.
As an example to others, and not that I care for moderation myself, it has always been my rule never to smoke when asleep, and never to refrain from smoking when awake.
I never let schooling interfere with my education.
The only 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.
Loyalty to the country always. Loyalty to the government when it deserves it.
What a good thing Adam had. When he said a good thing he knew nobody had said it before.
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.
Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.
Prosperity is the best protector of principle.
To refuse awards is another way of accepting them with more noise than is normal.
Thunder is good, thunder is impressive; but it is lightning that does the work.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.