One of the greatest victories you can gain over someone is to beat him at politeness.
Money will buy a pretty good dog, but it won't buy the wag of his tail.
There are two things in life for which we are never truly prepared: twins.
The thinner the ice, the more anxious is everyone to see whether it will bear.
Time is like money, the less we have of it to spare the further we make it go.
Most people repent their sins by thanking God they ain't so wicked as their neighbors.