An optimist is a man who has never had much experience.
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Pity the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.
Honesty is a good thing, but it is not profitable to its possessor unless it is kept under control.
Publishing a volume of verse is like dropping a rose petal down the Grand Canyon and waiting for the echo.
Ideas pull the trigger, but instinct loads the gun.
Happiness is the interval between periods of unhappiness.
Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday.
Fishing is a delusion entirely surrounded by liars in old clothes.
A pessimist is a person who has to listen to too many optimists.
If a child shows himself to be incorrigible, he should be decently and quietly beheaded at the age of twelve, lest he grow to maturity marry, and perpetuate his kind.
The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.
To know yet to think that one does not know is best Not to know yet to think that one knows will lead to difficulty.
If you want to make beautiful music, you must play the black and the white notes together.
It does not matter much what a man hates provided he hates something.
There are three modes of bearing the ills of life, by indifference, by philosophy, and by religion.
We two are to ourselves a crowd.
In the world of language, or in other words in the world of art and liberal education, religion necessarily appears as mythology or as Bible.
And I highly recommend for all the women in the world, even if they're 71, you can never take for granted that he loves you. It's always good to flirt with him. It's a great sport.
Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childhood days, recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth, and transport the traveler back to his own fireside and quiet home!
It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.
There's kind of a toll you have to pay with a cat if you don't pet her for 10 minutes she'll bother you for six hours.