The want of money is the root of all evil.
Then spare the rod and spoil the child.
There are more fools than knaves in the world, else the knaves would not have enough to live upon.
There are two great rules in life, the one general and the other particular. The first is that every one can in the end get what he wants if he only tries. This is the general rule. The particular rule is that every individual is more or less of an exception to the general rule.
There is no such source of error as the pursuit of absolute truth.
There's many a good tune played on an old fiddle.
To die is but to leave off dying and do the thing once for all.
One of the first businesses of a sensible man is to know when he is beaten, and to leave off fighting at once.
The one serious conviction that a man should have is that nothing is to be taken too seriously.