Beware of an offer that sounds too good to be true.
I'll give you fifty dollars if you put this package in your luggage. It's a souvenir for a friend. He'll find you at the airport.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
Makes sense since I don't do either.
The great aim of education is not knowledge but action.
And for $40,000 of debt, you can have several years of “action” sitting at a desk and staring at a chalkboard.
A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner!
And violent seas kill many skillful mariners.
Time is the wisest counselor.
Pity its advice is always too late.
Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
There’s a good joke about the government in there somewhere.
If you don’t enjoy what you have, how could you be happier with more?
I’m going to have to agree with this statement in a few circumstances. Giving me a little broccoli will make me unhappy. Giving me more broccoli will not improve the situation.
Ignorance never settles a question.
Unless the other person is even more ignorant and believes your made-up answer.