When walking through the 'valley of shadows,' remember, a shadow is cast by a Light.
Happiness is the harvest of a quiet eye.
Revenge is often like biting a dog because the dog bit you.
Reason clears and plants the wilderness of the imagination to harvest the wheat of art.
A hole is nothing at all, but you can break your neck in it.
Show me a genuine case of platonic friendship, and I shall show you two old or homely faces.
The worst misfortune that can happen to an ordinary man is to have an extraordinary father.
Practical prayer is harder on the soles of your shoes than on the knees of your trousers.
If you keep your mouth shut you will never put your foot in it.
An Englishmen thinks seated; a Frenchmen standing; an American pacing, an Irishman, afterwards.
In levying taxes and in shearing sheep it is well to stop when you get down to the skin.
A home-made friend wears longer than one you buy in the market.
When you are dealing with a child, keep all your wits about you, and sit on the floor.
Before you beat a child, be sure yourself are not the cause of the offense.
The statesman shears the sheep; the politician skins them.
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