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An aphorism is not an aphorism unless you know what it means.
We spend the first twelve months of our children's lives teaching them to walk and talk and the next twelve telling them to sit down and shut up.
Life is like a sewer -- what you get out of it depends on what you put into it.
Decay is inherent in all compounded things. Strive on with diligence.
Whenever anyone says anything he is indulging in theories.
Everyone has his day and some days last longer than others.
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Money may be the husk of many things, but not the kernel. It buys you food, but not appetite; medicine, but not health; acquaintances, but not friends; servants, but not loyalty; days of joy, but not peace or happiness.
Ignorance does not necesarilly mean one has a lack of wisdom, for a most ignorant person can be one with much wisdom. It's "live and learn" that creates wisdom.
You can lead a boy to college, but you cannot make him think.
When skunks duel, wind direction is everything.
That which is static and repetitive is boring. That which is dynamic and random is confusing. In between lies art.
You can get more of what you want with a kind word and a gun than you can with just a kind word.