Those that think it permissible to tell white lies soon grow color blind.
When you are dealing with a child, keep all your wits about you, and sit on the floor.
When walking through the 'valley of shadows,' remember, a shadow is cast by a Light.
The worst misfortune that can happen to an ordinary man is to have an extraordinary father.
A home-made friend wears longer than one you buy in the market.
Before you beat a child, be sure yourself are not the cause of the offense.
A politician is like quicksilver if you try to put your finger on him you will find nothing under it.
Practical prayer is harder on the soles of your shoes than on the knees of your trousers.
In levying taxes and in shearing sheep it is well to stop when you get down to the skin.
A hole is nothing at all, but you can break your neck in it.
God shows his contempt for wealth by the kind of person he selects to receive it.
Show me a genuine case of platonic friendship, and I shall show you two old or homely faces.
Reason clears and plants the wilderness of the imagination to harvest the wheat of art.
An Englishmen thinks seated; a Frenchmen standing; an American pacing, an Irishman, afterwards.