The man whose only pleasure in life is making money, weighs less on the moral scale than an angleworm.
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Most people repent their sins by thanking God they ain't so wicked as their neighbors.
Love looks through a telescope envy, through a microscope.
A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself.
As a general thing, when a woman wears the pants in a family, she has a good right to them.
There's a lot of people in this world who spend so much time watching their health that they haven't the time to enjoy it.
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.
About the most originality that any writer can hope to achieve honestly is to steal with good judgment.
There are some people so addicted to exaggeration that they can't tell the truth without lying.
One of the best temporary cures for pride and affectation is seasickness a man who wants to vomit never puts on airs.
The thinner the ice, the more anxious is everyone to see whether it will bear.
War is the continuation of politics by other means.
Women, as they grow older, rely more and more on cosmetics. Men, as they grow older, rely more and more on a sense of humor.
At the New York Athletic Club they serve amazing food. People go there, get healthy, and then eat themselves to death - which is, I suppose, the right way to do it.
It is dangerous to be right when the government is wrong.
We discovered that education is not something which the teacher does, but that it is a natural process which develops spontaneously in the human being.
I do not think we are ever going to be able to, for a long time, get the kind of quality of school personnel that we need in our schools, especially in the areas of science and math. One of the answers to that problem is to use more educational technology.
The power of visibility can never be underestimated.
The scenes on this field would have cured anybody of war.
In thinking about religion and society in the 21st century, we should broaden the conversation about faith from doctrinal debates to the larger question of how it might inspire us to strengthen the bonds of belonging that redeem us from our solitude, helping us to construct together a gracious and generous social order.
Maria is the best reason to come home.