A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
Against the assault of laughter, nothing can stand.
Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest.
Be careful in your dress, if you will, but keep a tidy soul.
Better a broken promise than none at all.
By trying, we can easily endure adversity. Another man's, I mean.
Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.
Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned.
Everything has its limit. Iron ore cannot be educated into gold.
Familiarity breeds contempt and children.
Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example.
He is now rising from affluence to poverty.
He is useless on top of the ground; he ought to be under it, inspiring the cabbages.
Honesty is the best policy when there is money in it.
I have made a rule never to smoke more than one cigar at a time.
In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards.
It is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not deserve them.
Loyalty to petrified opinion never yet broke a chain or freed a human soul.
Man, a creature made at the end of the week's work when God was tired.
Man is the only creature that blushes or needs to.
The man was made at the end of the week's work when God was tired.
Man will do many things to get himself loved; he will do all things to get himself envied.
Many small things...