A banker is a fellow who lends his umbrella when the sun is shining and wants it back the minute it begins to rain.
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One of the first businesses of a sensible man is to know when he is beaten, and to leave off fighting at once.
A jay hasnt got any more principle than a Congressman. A jay will lie, a jay will steal, a jay will deceive, a jay will betray; and four times out of five, a jay will go back on his solemnest promise.
Every man’s work, whether it be literature, or music or pictures or architecture or anything else, is always a portrait of himself.
The Country is both the Philosopher’s Garden and his Library, in which he Reads and Contemplates the Power, Wisdom and Goodness of God.
If you value a man’s regard, strive with him. As to liking, you like your newspaper – and despise it.