One of the greatest victories you can gain over someone is to beat him at politeness.
Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does.
There's a great power in words, if you don't hitch too many of them together.
Threescore years and ten is enough; if a man can't suffer all the misery he wants in that time, he must be numb.
Time is like money, the less we have of it to spare the further we make it go.
To bring up a child in the way he should go - travel that way yourself.
Woman's influence is powerful, especially when she wants something.
Don't mistake pleasures for happiness. They are a different breed of dog.