Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
Acting is merely the art of keeping a large group of people from coughing.
I believe that the mind can be permanently profaned by the habit of attending to trivial things so that all our thoughts shall be tinged with triviality.
A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.
Your body is the baggage you must carry through life. The more excess baggage the shorter the trip.
One can bear grief, but it takes two to be glad.
The best government is not that which renders men the happiest but that which renders the greatest number happy.
You are not only good yourself, but the cause of goodness in others.
The only safe and sure way to destroy an enemy is to make him your friend.
It takes your enemy and your friend, working together, to hurt you to the heart; the one to slander you and the other to get the news to you.