"Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world woes you nothing. It was here first."
"Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example."
"Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest."
"Under certain circumstances, profanity provides a relief denied even to prayer.
"Most people are bothered by those passages of the Scripture they do not understand, but the passages that botherme are those I do understand."
"All you need in life is ignorance and confidence; then success is sure."
"Of all the animals, man is the only one that is cruel. He is the only one that inflicts pain for the pleasure of doing it."
"The radical of one century is the conservative of the next. The radical invents the views. When he has worn them out the conservative adops them."
"The tongue weighs practically nothing, yet few people can hold it."
"Get your facts first, and then you can disort them as much as you please."
"Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a mispring."
"When I was younger, I could remember anything, whether it had happened or not."
"I have a higher and grander standard of principle than George Washington. He could not lie; I can, but I won't."
"I was gratified tobe ableto answer promplty. I said I don't know."
"The [person] who doesn't read good books has no advantage over the [person] who can't read them."