Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday.
Some persons are likeable in spite of their unswerving integrity.
Blood will tell, but often it tells too much.
I have often noticed that ancestors never boast of the descendants who boast of ancestors. I would rather start a family than finish one. Blood will tell, but often it tells too much.
Ideas pull the trigger, but instinct loads the gun.
The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.
Pity the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.
Punctuality is one of the cardinal business virtues: always insist on it in your subordinates.
There is nothing so habit-forming as money.
The successful people are the ones who can think up things for the rest of the world to keep busy at.
An optimist is a guy that has never had much experience.
Every cloud has its silver lining but it is sometimes a little difficult to get it to the mint.
Fishing is a delusion entirely surrounded by liars in old clothes.
Man cannot be uplifted; he must be seduced into virtue.
Bores bore each other too; but it never seems to teach them anything.
The art of newspaper paragraphing is to stroke a platitude until it purrs like an epigram.
Middle age is the time when a man is always thinking that in a week or two he will feel as good as ever.
Of middle age the best that can be said is that a middle-aged person has likely learned how to have a little fun in spite of his troubles.
Publishing a volume of verse is like dropping a rose petal down the Grand Canyon and waiting for the echo.
It takes all sorts of people to make the underworld.