There is nothing so easy to learn as experience and nothing so hard to apply.
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Genius ain't anything more than elegant common sense.
I think when the full horror of being fifty hits you, you should stay home and have a good cry.
One of the rarest things that a man ever does, is to do the best he can.
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.
The best time for you to hold your tongue is the time you feel you must say something or bust.
Money will buy a pretty good dog, but it won't buy the wag of his tail.
It ain't often that a man's reputation outlasts his money.
Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well.
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 dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself.
War is a blessing compared with national degradation.
A library, to modify the famous metaphor of Socrates, should be the delivery room for the birth of ideas - a place where history comes to life.
Men should only believe half of what women say. But which half?
Leadership is solving problems. The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help or concluded you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership.
Religion is the masterpiece of the art of animal training, for it trains people as to how they shall think.
Love is the flower you've got to let grow.
We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men; and among those fibers, as sympathetic threads, our actions run as causes, and they come back to us as effects.
Real politics are the possession and distribution of power.
If the people cannot trust their government to do the job for which it exists - to protect them and to promote their common welfare - all else is lost.
If there is a man to pray, There is a God to answer.