No man is a failure who is enjoying life.
Some of us might find happiness if we quit struggling so desperately for it.
One of the indictments of civilizations is that happiness and intelligence are so rarely found in the same person.
Here is the secret of inspiration: Tell yourself that thousands and tens of thousands of people, not very intelligent and certainly no more intelligent than the rest of us, have mastered problems as difficult as those that now baffle you.
When lying, be emphatic and indignant, thus behaving like your children.
Women lie about their age; men lie about their income.
Back of ninety-nine out of one-hundred assertions that a thing cannot be done is nothing, but the unwillingness to do it.
Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.
The petty economies of the rich are just as amazing as the silly extravagances of the poor.
Life begins at 40 -- but so do fallen arches, rheumatism, faulty eyesight, and the tendency to tell a story to the same person, three or four times.
If we do not discipline ourselves the world will do it for us.