Crime is contagious. If the government becomes a lawbreaker, it breeds contempt for the law.
We don't seem to be able to check crime, so why not legalize it and then tax it out of business?
We believe at once in evil; we only believe in good upon reflection. Is this not sad?
There's a sucker born every minute.
Believe neither half of the good people tell us of ourselves, nor half the evil they say of others.
You believe easily that which you hope for earnestly.
Acquaintance: A person you know well enough to borrow from, but not well enough to lend to.
A person who can't pay gets another person who can't pay to guarantee that he can pay.
No one's credit is as good as his cash.
The surest way to establish your credit is to work yourself into the position of not needing any.