Most smiles are started by another smile.
If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn't lead anywhere.
The most important thing that parents can teach their children is how to get along without them.
Real generosity is doing something nice for someone who will never find out.
Criticism, like rain, should be gentle enough to nourish a man's growth without destroying his roots.
There's nothing that can help you understand your beliefs more than trying to explain them to an inquisitive child.
Modern man is frantically trying to earn enough to buy things he's too busy to enjoy.
Gossip needn't be false to be evil - there's a lot of truth that shouldn't be passed around.
I think the next best thing to solving a problem is finding some humor in it.
If a fellow isn't thankful for what he's got, he isn't likely to be thankful for what he's going to get.
It's hard to detect good luck - it looks so much like something you've earned.
A baby is born with a need to be loved - and never outgrows it.
We've put more effort into helping folks reach old age than into helping them enjoy it.
Why not upset the apple cart? If you don't, the apples will rot anyway.
A man's conscience, like a warning line on the highway, tells him what he shouldn't do / but it does not keep him from doing it.
Kindness makes a fellow feel good whether it's being done to him or by him.
Many folks think they aren't good at earning money, when what they don't know is how to use it.
The more you learn to live without, the more you'll have to live with.
I'd rather see folks doubt what's true than accept what isn't.
We're all generous, but with different things, like time, money, talent -- criticism.
A habit is something you can do without thinking - which is why most of us have so many of them.
Maybe a person's time would be as well spent raising food as raising money to buy food.
The reason there's so much ignorance is that those who have it are so eager to share it.
Moving between the legs of tables and of chairs, rising or falling, grasping at kisses and toys, advancing boldly, sudden to take alarm, retreating to the corner of arm and knee, eager to be reassured, taking pleasure in the fragrant brilliance of the Christmas tree.
A father is a man who expects his son to be as good a man as he meant to be, A father is someone who carries pictures where his money used to be.