Our five senses are incomplete without the sixth .. a sense of humor.
Imagination was given to man to compensate for what he is not, and a sense of humor to console him for what he is.
Too many people confine their exercise to jumping to conclusions, running up bills, stretching the truth, bending over backward, lying down on the job, sidestepping responsibility and pushing their luck.
It is impossible to make wisdom hereditary.
“Oh,” replied his patient, with no malice aforethought, “he told me to come and see you.”
A patient going to a doctor for his first visit was asked, “And whom did you consult before coming to me?” “Only the village druggist,” was the answer. “And what sort of foolish advice did that numbskull give you?” asked the doctor, his tone and manner denoting his contempt for the advice of the layman.”Oh,” replied his patient, with no malice aforethought, “he told me to come and see you.
Our health always seems much more valuable after we lose it.
To feel “fit as a fiddle” you must tone down your middle.
If we miraculously became the people we hate, how lovable we would find ourselves.
Hate pollutes the mind.
Hatred is a boomerang which is sure to hit you harder than the one at whom you throw it.
It’s never too late to have a happy childhood.
Happiness is in the heart, not in the circumstances.
It is almost impossible to smile on the outside without feeling better on the inside.
It is a pleasure to give advice, humiliating to need it, normal to ignore it.
Honesty is a question of right or wrong, not a matter of policy.
Psychiatry is the care of the id by the odd.
Economists are people who work with numbers but who don’t have the personality to be accountants.
If you laid all of the lawyers in the world, end to end, on the equator .. It would be a good idea to just leave them there.
The only difference between genius and stupidity is that genius is limited.
If you can’t take the heat, get out of the gene pool.
The price is what you pay; the value is what you receive.
Some have half-baked ideas because their ideals are not heated up enough.
If people did not prefer reaping to sowing, there would not be a hungry person in the land.
If the truth be known, most successes are built on a multitude of failures.
Success isn’t necessarily permanent .. but neither is failure.
A patient man is one who can put up with himself.
Only those who have the patience to do simple things perfectly ever acquire the skill to do difficult things easily.
The best leader is the one who has the sense to surround himself with outstanding people and self-restraint not to meddle with how they do their jobs.
Why keep on enacting laws when we already have more than we can break.
No punishment of the unrighteous has ever been too severe in the eyes of the righteous.
One look around us ought to show that all our arbitrary measures and bounds have been clamped on us by mankind.
When you laugh, be sure to laugh at what people do and not at what people are.
A good laugh is sunshine in a house.
Friendship is a living thing that lasts only as long as it is nourished with kindness, empathy and understanding.