If you ever find happiness by hunting for it, you will find it as the old woman did her lost spectacles. Safe on her own nose all the time.
There's lots of people who spend so much time watching their health, they haven't got time to enjoy it.
Honesty is the rarest wealth anyone can possess, and yet all the honesty in the world ain't lawful tender for a loaf of bread.
The more humble a man is before God the more he will be exalted; the more humble he is before man, the more he will get rode roughshod.
Incredulity is the wisdom of the fool.
I honestly believe it is better to know nothing than to know what ain't so.
Knowledge is like money: the more he gets, the more he craves.
The trouble with most folks ain't so much their ignorance as knowing so many things that ain't so.
Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well.
Life is short, but it's long enough to ruin any man who wants to be ruined.
Threescore years and ten is enough; if a man can't suffer all the misery he wants in that time, he must be numb.
Love is said to be blind, but I know some fellows in love who can see twice as much in their sweethearts as I do.
As a general thing, when the woman wears the pants in the family, she has a good right to them.
The best medicine I know for rheumatism is to thank the Lord it ain't the gout.
Men mourn for what they have lost; women for what they ain't got.
Category: Men And Women