The devil was sick, the devil a monk would be; The devil was well, the devil a monk was he.
I prefer the errors of enthusiasm to the indifference of wisdom.
Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.
I'm not happy, I'm cheerful. There's a difference. A happy woman has no cares at all. A cheerful woman has cares but has learned how to deal with them.
All this will not be finished in the first one hundred days. Nor will it be finished in the first one thousand days, nor in the life of this administration, nor even perhaps in our lifetime on this planet.
When money speaks the truth is silent.
Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise.
Envy eats nothing but its own heart.
Almost any event will put on a new face when received with cheerful acceptance.
It is always in season for old men to learn.
Every age can be enchanting, provided you live within it.
It is unavoidable that if we learn more about a great man's life, we shall also hear of occasions on which he has done no better than we, and has in fact come nearer to us as a human being.
Change of weather is the discourse of fools.
When one's expectations are reduced to zero, one really appreciates everything one does have.
God gives us always strength enough, and sense enough, for everything He wants us to do.
You don't know what pressure is until you play for $5 with only $2 in your pocket.
Nothing is more essential in the treatment of serious disease than the liberation of the patient from panic and forboding.
Life is a great surprise. I do not see why death should not be an even greater one.
My wife converted me to religion. I never believed in hell until I married her.
Self-love is the greatest of all flatterers.