b. 1874; d. 1965
Aphorisms Attributed to This Aphorist
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
Man will occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of the time he will pick himself up and continue on.
The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.
The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes.
To jaw-jaw is better than to war-war.
We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.
When you have to kill a man it costs nothing to be polite.
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
An aphorism is not an aphorism unless you know what it means.
Any man under 30 who is not a liberal has no heart, and any man over 30 who is not a conservative has no brains.
Everyone has his day and some days last longer than others.
I have taken more good from alcohol than alcohol has taken from me.