Adversity has the same effect on a man that severe training has on the pugilist - it reduces him to his fighting weight.
When a man comes to me for advice, I find out the kind of advice he wants, and I give it to him.
The happiest time in any man's life is when he is in red-hot pursuit of a dollar with a reasonable prospect of overtaking it.
Marrying for love may be a bit risky, but it is so honest that God can't help but smile on it.
Life consists not in holding good cards, but in playing those you do hold well.
There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness.
Adversity has the same effect on a man that severe training has on the pugilist: it reduces him to his fighting weight.
It ain't so much trouble to get rich as it is to tell when we have got rich.
Don't mistake pleasures for happiness. They are a different breed of dog.
If you ever find happiness by hunting for it, you will find it, as the old woman did her lost spectacles, safe on her nose all the time.
Laughter is the sensation of feeling good all over, and showing it principally in one spot.
The trouble ain't that people are ignorant: it's that they know so much that ain't so.
My advice to those who are about to begin, in earnest, the journey of life, is to take their heart in one hand and a club in the other.
Love looks through a telescope; envy through a microscope.
To bring up a child in the way he should go, travel that way yourself once in a while.
A dog Is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.
Money will buy a pretty good dog but it won't buy the wag of his tail.
Debt is a trap which man sets and baits himself, and then deliberately gets into.
It is not only the most difficult thing to know oneself, but the most inconvenient, too.
As scarce as truth is, the supply has always been in excess of the demand.