It does not take much strength to do things, but it requires great strength to decide on what to do.
You may fool all the people some of the time; you can even fool some of the people all the time; but you cannot fool all of the people all the time.
He who promises runs in debt.
A habit of debt is very injurious to the memory.
A small debt produces a debtor; a large one, an enemy.
If a little knowledge is dangerous, where is the person who has so much as to be out of danger?
This country has come to feel the same when Congress is in session as when the baby gets hold of a hammer.
There's nothing so comfortable as a small bankroll; a big one is always in danger.
The most dangerous thing in the world is to try to leap a chasm in two jumps.
When a cynic smells flowers, he looks around for a coffin.