Why resist temptation-there will always be more.

If you make people think they’re thinking, they’ll love you; but if you really make them think, they’ll hate you.

To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.

Instead of loving your enemies, treat your friends a little better.

Man’s best possession is a sympathetic wife.

If we had no faults of our own, we would not take so much pleasure in noticing those of others.

It’s pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness; poverty and wealth have both failed.

One of the commonest ailments of the present day is premature formation of opinion.

A casual stroll through a lunatic asylum shows that faith does not prove anything.

Which is it – is man one of God’s blunders or is God one of man’s blunders?

Common people do not pray; they only beg.

Lack of money is the root of all evil.

Science is always wrong: it never solves a problem without creating ten more.

There is not much harm in a lion; he has no ideals, no religion, no politics no chivalry, no gentility.

When a man wants to murder a tiger he calls it sport; when a tiger wants to murder him, he calls it ferocity.

What a blessing it would be if we could open and shut our ears as easily as we do our eyes.

I have three chairs in my house: one for solitude, two for friendship, three for company.

Money is the fruit of evil as often as the root of it.

It takes less time to do a thing right than to explain why you did it wrong.

Intuition is reason in a hurry.