1.“Always do what is right. It will gratify half of mankind and astound the other.”
2.“All of us contain music and truth, but most of us can’t get it out.”
3.“I have made it a rule never to smoke more than one cigar at a time.”
4.“Let us be thankful for the fools. But for them, the rest of us could not succeed.”
5.“Laughter without a tinge of philosophy is but a sneeze of humor. Genuine humor is replete with wisdom.”
6.“Men are like bank accounts. The more money they have, the more interest they generate.”
7.“A lie can run around the world six times while the truth is still trying to put on its pants.”
8.“Never put off till tomorrow what may be done the day after tomorrow just as well.”
9.“Get your facts first, and then you can distort them as much as you please.”
10.“Don’t part with your illusions. When they are gone, you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.”
11.“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.”
12.“The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read.
13.“Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.”
14.“Never argue with stupid people. They will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.”
15.“I don’t like to commit myself to heaven and hell—you see, I have friends in both places.”
16.“April 1. This is the day upon which we are reminded of what we are on the other three hundred and sixty-four”.
17.“Behind every successful man, there is a woman – And behind every unsuccessful man, there are two.”
18.“I didn’t attend the funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying I approved of it”.
19.“Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.”
20.“The trouble ain’t that there are too many fools, but that the lightning ain’t distributed right.”
21.“Giving up smoking is the easiest thing in the world. I know because I’ve done it a thousand times.”
22.“Concerning the difference between man and the jackass: some observers hold that there isn’t any. But this wrongs the jackass.”
23.“Never refuse to do a kindness unless the act would work great injury to yourself, and never refuse to take a drink – under any circumstances.”