The best way to convince a fool that he is wrong is to let him have his own way.
I never question a success, any more than I do the right of a bulldog to lie in his own gateway.
Some folks as they grow older grow wise, but most folks simply grow stubborner.
A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself.
The man whose only pleasure in life is making money, weighs less on the moral scale than an angleworm.
The fools in this world make about as much trouble as the wicked do.
Good nonsense is good sense in disguise.
It’s a wise man who profits by his own experience, but it’s a good deal wiser one who lets the rattlesnake bite the other fellow.
What is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul I suppose this depends somewhat upon the size of the soul. I think there are cases where the trade would do.
It is true that wealth won’t make a man virtuous, but I notice there ain’t anybody who wants to be poor just for the purpose of being good.