The best way to convince a fool that he is wrong is to let him have his own way.
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Genius ain't anything more than elegant common sense.
Laughter is the sensation of feeling good all over and showing it principally in one place.
If there was no faith there would be no living in this world. We could not even eat hash with any safety.
The best time for you to hold your tongue is the time you feel you must say something or bust.
Time is like money, the less we have of it to spare the further we make it go.
I think when the full horror of being fifty hits you, you should stay home and have a good cry.
Marrying for love may be a bit risky, but it is so honest that God can't help but smile on it.
There are two kinds of fools: those who can't change their opinions and those who won't.
If you ever find happiness by hunting for it, you will find it, as the old woman did her lost spectacles, safe on her own nose all the time.
I haven't got as much money as some folks, but I've got as much impudence as any of them, and that's the next thing to money.
A sense of duty is useful in work but offensive in personal relations. People wish to be liked, not to be endured with patient resignation.
There is no more lovely, friendly and charming relationship, communion or company than a good marriage.
Hope is the dream of a waking man.
If you want to create peace you know about love and nature.
The worst sin that can be committed against the artist is to take him at his word, to see in his work a fulfillment instead of an horizon.
If you look for the bad in people, you will surely find it.
Whether you like it or not, you're forced to come to the realisation that death is out there. But I don't fear death, I'm a fatalist. I believe when it's your time, that's it. It's the hand you're dealt.
You'd think experienced political professionals would know better than to place their trust in exit polls, notoriously inaccurate surveys that had John Kerry winning the 2004 election by five points when he actually lost by three.
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
Hope is itself a species of happiness, and, perhaps, the chief happiness which this world affords.