I have not a particle of confidence in a man who has no redeeming vices.
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- There are two times in a man’s life when he should not speculate: when he can’t afford it, and when he can.
- A man never reaches that dizzy height of wisdom that he can no longer be lead by the nose.
- Hardly a man in the world has an opinion upon morals, politics or religion which he got otherwise than through his associations and sympathies. Broadly speaking, there are none but corn-pone opinions. And broadly speaking, Corn-Pone stands for Self-Approval. Self-approval is acquired mainly from the approval of other people. The result is Conformity.
- We like a man to come right out and say what he thinks, if we agree with him.
- The man who is a pessimist before 48 knows too much; if he is an optimist after it, he knows too little.
- From his cradle to his grave a man never does a single thing which has any FIRST AND FOREMOST object but one — to secure peace of mind, spiritual comfort, for HIMSELF.