A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself.
Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute.
There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness.
Love looks through a telescope; envy, through a microscope.
Genius ain't anything more than elegant common sense.
Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well.
There are lots of people who mistake their imagination for their memory.
There are some people so addicted to exaggeration that they can't tell the truth without lying.
One of the greatest victories you can gain over someone is to beat him at politeness.
There are two things in life for which we are never truly prepared: twins.
Laughter is the sensation of feeling good all over and showing it principally in one place.
Be like a postage stamp. Stick to one thing until you get there.
Life is short, but it's long enough to ruin any man who wants to be ruined.
A puppy plays with every pup he meets, but an old dog has few associates.
Wisdom has never made a bigot, but learning has.
As a general thing, when a woman wears the pants in a family, she has a good right to them.
Words are often seen hunting for an idea, but ideas are never seen hunting for words.
There are two kinds of fools: those who can't change their opinions and those who won't.
Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.
Honesty is the rarest wealth anyone can possess, and yet all the honesty in the world ain't lawful tender for a loaf of bread.
The wheel that squeaks the loudest is the one that gets the grease.
Common sense is instinct, and enough of it is genius.
To bring up a child in the way he should go, travel that way yourself once in a while.
If you ever find happiness by hunting for it, you will find it, as the old woman did her lost spectacles, safe on her own nose all the time.