Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you'd have preferred to talk.
Never doubt the courage of the French. They were the ones who discovered that snails are edible.
Some of the world's greatest feats were accomplished by people not smart enough to know they were impossible.
It's your ability to inspire and uplift other people that matters, not your ability to outdo them.
Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon.
For every little kid who still believes in Santa Claus, there is at least one adult who still believes in professional wrestling.
It's a wise person who knows the difference between free speech and cheap talk.
If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there'd be a shortage of fishing poles.
The idea that no one is perfect is a view most commonly held by people with no grandchildren.
The world is full of people looking for spectacular happiness while they snub contentment.
There must be a happy medium somewhere between being totally informed and blissfully unaware.
A true friend is one who overlooks your failures
and tolerates your success.
The real secret of patience is to find something to do in the meantime.
Wisdom is the quality that keeps you from getting into situations where you need it.
The reason people blame things on the previous generation is that there's only one other choice.
If the English language made any sense, lackadaisical would have something to do with a shortage of flowers.
Instead of giving a politician the keys to the city, it might be better to change the locks.
The only nice thing about being imperfect is the joy it brings to others.
A lifetime isn't nearly long enough to figure out what it's all about.
A clean basement, garage and attic are signs of an empty life.
In debating the respective merits of dogs and cats, not having to walk a cat when it's 20 below zero deserves consideration.
The trouble with learning from experience is that you never graduate.
More marriages might survive if the partners realized that sometimes the better comes after the worse.
A lot of people mistake a short memory for a clear conscience.
Sometimes opportunity knocks, but most of the time it sneaks up and then quietly steals away.
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