An acquaintance is a person you know well enough to borrow from, but not well enough to lend to.
Many public speakers can talk for hours without any notes -- or knowledge.
Some people can stay longer in an hour than others can in a week.
A trouble with smalltalk is that it usually comes in large doses.
A book is a success when people who haven't read it pretend they have.
A reference book is one in which you can quickly find what it doesn't contain.
Success doesn't always go to the head; sometimes it goes to the mouth.
Self-praise can be put in the same class as anything else you get for nothing.
Politics is the only profession in which a person can make a living solely by bragging.
Duty is a task we look forward to with distaste, perform with reluctance, and brag about afterwards.