A good scare is worth more to a man than good advice.
No woman ever falls in love with a man unless she has a better opinion of him than he deserves.
If you knew how cowardly your enemy is, you would slap him.
Bravery is the knowledge of the cowardice in the enemy.
When a friend is in trouble, don't annoy him by asking if there is anything you can do. Think up something appropriate and do it.
The real tragedy of life is not being limited to one talent, but in failing to use that one talent.
Probably no man ever had a friend he did not dislike a little; we are all so constituted by nature that no one can possibly entirely approve of us.
Friends are like a pleasant park where you wish to go; while you may enjoy the flowers, you may not eat them.
Instead of loving your enemies, treat your friends a little better.
When I am idle and shiftless, my affairs become confused; when I work, I get results ... not great results, but enough to encourage me.
A man should be taller, older, heavier, uglier and hoarser than his wife.
If a man has money, it is usually a sign too, that he knows how to take care of it; don't imagine his money is easy to get simply because he has plenty of it.
There is only one thing for a man to do who is married to a woman who enjoys spending money, and that is to enjoy earning it.
A loafer never works except when there is a fire; then he will carry out more furniture than anybody.
When people hear good music, it makes them homesick for something they never had, and never will have.
People are always neglecting something they can do in trying to do something they can't do.
No one can help you in holding a good job except Old Man You.
Many people would be more truthful were it not for their uncontrollable desire to talk.
A woman is as old as she looks before breakfast.
Some men storm imaginary Alps all their lives, and die in the foothills cursing difficulties which do not exist.