How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
A person preaches well that lives well.
When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.
A friend doesn't go on a diet because you are fat.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
It ain't over 'til it's over.
If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be.
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
A jug fills drop by drop.
The future ain't what it used to be.
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.
You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.
Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.
You can have anything in this world you want, if you want it badly enough and you're willing to pay the price.
A stale article, if you dip it in a good, warm, sunny smile, will go off better than a fresh one that you've scowled upon.
When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.
The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.
The cloud is free only to go with the wind. The rain is free only in falling.
If you talk bad about country music, it's like saying bad things about my momma. Them's fightin' words.