Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.
Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing until it gets there.
Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well.
Don't put off till tomorrow what can be enjoyed today.
A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.
It is true that wealth won't make a man virtuous, but I notice there isn't anybody who wants to be poor just for the purpose of being good.
It isn't so much trouble to get rich as it is to tell when we have got rich.
Knowledge is like money: the more one gets, the more one craves.
Money will buy a pretty good dog, but it won't buy the wag of his tail.
One of the best temporary cures for pride and affection is seasickness; a man who wants to vomit never puts on airs.