The Bible will keep you from sin, or sin will keep you from the Bible.
Our whole life is but a greater and longer childhood
Don't ever slam a door, you might want to go back.
Poverty must have many satisfactions, else there would not be so many poor people.
It flattered her, where she was most susceptible of flattery, to think how, wound about in their hearts, however long they lived she would be woven...
Why resist temptation? There will always be more.
The history of men's opposition to women's emancipation is more interesting perhaps than the story of that emancipation itself.
Then Bob proposed 'A Merry Christmas to us all, my dears. God bless us' Which all his family re-echoed. 'God bless us every one' said Tiny Tim, the last of all.
The things which the child loves remain in the domain of the heart until old age. The most beautiful thing in life is that our souls remaining over the places where we once enjoyed ourselves
The devil himself is good when he is pleased.
It is very wearing to be good
A lie has no leg, but a scandal has wings.
Eaten bread is soon forgotten.
If your desires be endless, your cares and fears will be so too.
There are two things essential if you want to enhance your Jedi self-confidence: 1/ belief that it is possible 2/ that self-help is the best help
Haste and rashness are storms and tempests, breaking and wrecking business; but nimbleness is a full, fair wind, blowing it with speed to the heaven.
Do nothing hastily but catching of fleas.
The most essential gift for a good writer is a built-in, shockproof, shit detector.
If it were not for hopes, the heart would break.
It's more fun to be a pirate than to join the navy.
Judge of thine improvement, not by what thou speakest or writest, but by the firmness of thy mind, and the government of thy passions and affections.
The patient is not likely to recover who makes the doctor his heir.
A man is not good or bad for one action.
A fox should not be of the jury at a goose's trial.
Knowledge is a treasure, but practice is the key to it.
The highest principles for our aspirations and judgements are given to us in the Jewish-Christian religious tradition. It is a very high goal which, with our weak powers, we can reach only very inadequately, but which gives a sure foundation to our aspirations and valuations.
The more laws, the more offenders.
Old foxes want no tutors.
Know most of the rooms of thy native country before thou goest over the threshold thereof.
Act nothing in a furious passion. It's putting to sea in a storm.
Anger is one of the sinews of the soul; he that wants it hath a maimed mind.
Listen, gods die when they are forgotten. People too. But the land's still here. The good places, and the bad. The land isn't going anywhere. And neither am I.
Two things a man should never be angry at: what he can help, and what he cannot help.
He that has a great nose, thinks everybody is speaking of it.
My father said When in doubt, castle.
He is not poor that hath not much, but he that craves much.
Light, God's eldest daughter, is a principal beauty in a building.
Never contend with one that is foolish, proud, positive, testy, or with a superior, or a clown, in matter of argument.
When good people have a falling out, only one of them may be at fault at first; but if the strife continues long, usually both become guilty.
Soft words are hard arguments.
If a man falls once, all will tread upon him.
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