Middle age is when you've met so many people that every new person you meet reminds you of someone else.
I have a fine sense of the ridiculous, but no sense of humor.
To know how to hide one's ability is great skill.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
I can have peace of mind only when I forgive rather than judge.
No furniture is so charming as books.
No burden is so heavy for a man to bear as a succession of happy days.
The flame of anger, bright and brief, sharpens the barb of love.
Action cures fear, inaction creates terror.
Traveling makes a man wiser, but less happy.
White people really deal more with God and black people with Jesus.
Clothes don't tell the character of the man, but they just as well talk for him as against him.
I am a writer because writing is the thing I do best.