♥ But who prays for Satan? Who, in eighteen centuries, has had the common humanity to pray for the one sinner that needed it most?
♥ Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.
♥ Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.
♥ Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
♥ Get your facts first, and then you can distort them as much as you please.
♥ I have a higher and grander standard of principle than George Washington. He could not lie; I can, but I won't.
♥ I thoroughly disapprove of duels. If a man should challenge me, I would take him kindly and forgivingly by the hand and lead him to a quiet place and kill him.
♥ It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt.
♥ Let us so live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
♥ The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug.
♥ The man who doesn't read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.