All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
We often discover what will do by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.
Sanity is a madness put to good uses.
Tell me thy company, and I shall tell thee what thou art.
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
The English contribution to world cuisine - the chip.
It's sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
You are like my little dog; when people see you, they know I am nearby.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
Young heads take example of the ancient.
We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives
Any product that needs a manual to work is broken.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
No matter how thin you slice it, there will always be two sides.
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.