Marrying for love may be a bit risky, but it is so honest that God can't help but smile on it.
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Honesty is the rarest wealth anyone can possess, and yet all the honesty in the world ain't lawful tender for a loaf of bread.
There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness.
Laughter is the sensation of feeling good all over and showing it principally in one place.
The best medicine I know for rheumatism is to thank the Lord that it ain't gout.
To bring up a child in the way he should go, travel that way yourself once in a while.
It is not all bad, this getting old, ripening. After the fruit has got its growth it should juice up and mellow. God forbid I should live long enough to ferment and rot and fall to the ground in a squash.
It ain't often that a man's reputation outlasts his money.
The thinner the ice, the more anxious is everyone to see whether it will bear.
Learning sleeps and snores in libraries, but wisdom is everywhere, wide awake, on tiptoe.
A good way I know to find happiness, is to not bore a hole to fit the plug.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions that I wish it to be always kept alive.
The thing about black history is that the truth is so much more complex than anything you could make up.
The only way marriage can work is if a man respects the woman and she is a thinking woman and he wants to work on the marriage.
In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards.
Scalded cats fear even cold water.
I'm concentrating on staying healthy, having peace, being happy, remembering what is important, taking in nature and animals, spending time reading, trying to understand the universe, where science and the spiritual meet.
It is necessary to the happiness of man that he be mentally faithful to himself. Infidelity does not consist in believing, or in disbelieving, it consists in professing to believe what he does not believe.
Human nature is not of itself vicious.
Good humor is the health of the soul, sadness is its poison.
What's wrong with extreme dieting and hard-core fitness plans is that they don't take into account the rest of your life.