A good listener is usually thinking about something else.
A grouch escapes so many little annoyances that it almost pays to be one.
An optimist is a fellow who believes what's going to be will be postponed.
Being an optimist after you've got everything you want doesn't count.
Boys will be boys, and so will a lot of middle-aged men.
Classical music is the kind we keep thinking will turn into a tune.
Don't knock the weather; nine-tenths of the people couldn't start a conversation if it didn't change once in a while.
Every once in a while someone without a single bad habit gets caught.
Fun is like life insurance; the older you get, the more it costs.
I don't look for much to come out of government ownership as long as we have Democrats and Republicans.
I'll say this for adversity: people seem to be able to stand it, and that's more than I can say for prosperity.
If some people didn't tell you, you'd never know they'd been away on a vacation.
If there's anything a public servant hates to do it's something for the public.
If you haven't seen your wife smile at a traffic cop, you haven't seen her smile her prettiest.
It ain't a bad plan to keep still occasionally even when you know what you're talking about.
It is pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness; poverty and wealth have both failed.
It isn't enough for you to love money - it's also necessary that money should love you.
It's going to be fun to watch and see how long the meek can keep the earth once they inherit it.
Lack of pep is often mistaken for patience.
Live so that you can at least get the benefit of the doubt.
Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny.
Men are not punished for their sins, but by them.
Nobody ever grew despondent looking for trouble
Now and then an innocent man is sent to the legislature.
Of all the home remedies, a good wife is best.
The only way to entertain some folks is to listen to them.
Some folks can look so busy doing nothing that they seem indispensable.
Peace has its victories no less than war, but it doesn't have as many monuments to unveil.