There are no friends at cards or world politics.

It is easier to fight for principles than to live up to them.

God may forgive you your sins, but your nervous system won’t.

Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns, I am thankful that thorns have roses.

It was as helpful as throwing a drowning man both ends of a rope.

Forgive me now – tomorrow I may no longer feel guilty.

Revenge is often like biting a dog because the dog bit you.

Every man has a right to be conceited (self-satisfied) until he is successful.

Talk to a man about himself and he will listen for hours.

He that falls in love with himself will have not rivals.

He that teaches himself hath a fool for a master.

What’s all our knowledge worth? We don’t even know what the weather will be tomorrow.

He is an adventurer who traces leaky plumbing to its source.

The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent full of doubt.

We have two kinds of morality side by side: one which we preach but do not practice, and another which we practice but seldom preach.

A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are cheated first.

No man in the world has more courage than the man who can stop after eating one peanut.

Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door.

Everybody talks about the weather but nobody does anything about it.

Never insult an alligator until after you have crossed the river.