... I want it said of me by those who knew me best, that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.
A drop of honey catches more flies than a gallon of gall.
A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
A jury too often has at least one member who is more ready to hang the panel than the traitor.
A man watches his pear tree day after day, impatient for the ripening of the fruit. Let him attempt to force the process, and he may spoil both fruit and tree. But let him patiently wait, and the ripe fruit at length falls into his lap.
A woman is the only thing that I am afraid of that I know will not hurt me.
After a man reaches forty, he is responsible for his face.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to success is more important than any other one thing.