Cast your cares on God; that anchor holds.
Every improvement in communication makes the bore more terrible.
Many people lose their tempers merely from seeing you keep yours.
Talk ought always to run obliquely, not nose to nose with no chance of mental escape.
We do not mind our not arriving anywhere nearly so much as our not having any company on the way.
A 'new thinker', when studied closely, is merely a man who does not know what other people have thought.
We always carry out by committee anything in which any one of us alone would be too reasonable to persist.
That is the consolation of a little mind; you have the fun of changing it without impeding the progress of mankind.
Men will confess to treason, murder, arson, false teeth, or a wig. How many of them will own up to a lack of humor?
One learns little more about a man from the feats of his literary memory than from the feats of his alimentary canal.