No one can disgrace us but ourselves.
Old maids sweeten their tea with scandal.
One of the best temporary cures for pride and affectation is seasickness; a man who wants to vomit never puts on airs.
One of the greatest victories you can gain over someone is to beat him at politeness.
One of the rarest things that a man ever does, is to do the best he can.
Reason often makes mistakes, but conscience never does.
Remember the poor, it costs nothing.
Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute.
Take all the fools out of this world and there wouldn't be any fun living in it, or profit.
The best medicine I know for rheumatism is to thank the Lord that it ain't gout.
The best time for you to hold your tongue is the time you feel you must say something or bust.
The man whose only pleasure in life is making money, weighs less on the moral scale than an angleworm.
The road to ruin is always in good repair, and the travellers pay the expense of it.
The thinner the ice, the more anxious is everyone to see whether it will bear.
The wheel that squeaks the loudest is the one that gets the grease.
There are lots of people who mistake their imagination for their memory.
There are people who are always anticipating trouble, and in this way they manage to enjoy many sorrows that never really happen to them.
There are some people so addicted to exaggeration that they can't tell the truth without lying.