The greatest follies are often committed by the smallest fools.
Epitaphs have made more people famous than virtue ever has.
Shut your mouth and open your eyes and soon you will be considered wise.
It is about as easy to drown trouble in drink as it is to put out a fire with kerosene.
Occasionally a man talks of "always wanting to do what's right," as if he thought he had a monopoly on the desire.