We take a natural interest in novelties, but it is against nature to take an interest in familiar things.
Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities. Truth isn’t.
There are two times in a man’s life when he should not speculate: when he can’t afford it, and when he can.
There are people who can do all fine and heroic things but one: keep from telling their happinesses to the unhappy.
The timid man yearns for full value and asks a tenth. The bold man strikes for double value and compromises on par.
The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don’t want, drink what you don’t like, and do what you’d druther not.