*The honorable path is seldom easy, and the easy path is seldom honorable. If you lack any other guide, this will work pretty well, for keeping you out of trouble.
*We had fewer pedophiles back before we started dressing elementary school age girls like sleazy prostitutes.
Things forbidden have a secret charm.
*You are dishonest because you are either afraid to be honest, or because you’re evil. There are no other possibilities.
*Bitterness is a slow poison, which spreads slowly into every bit of your existence, numbing your mind, and turning your heart to stone.
Nobody will keep the thing he hears to himself, and nobody will repeat just what he hears and no more.
*Doctors pledge to first do no harm. If everyone else would pledge to first do no evil, and then maybe to do no stupid, think how much better the world would be.
*Only the most obsessed fanatic will refuse to stop what he’s doing to have a roll in the hay with a cute, willing woman.
There are only two forces in the world, the sword and the spirit. In the long run, the sword will always be conquered by the spirit.
If you must lie, put some effort into it; no one respects a half hearted or second rate effort!
*Forecasting or divining the future is a mostly thankless task. No one remembers the predictions you get right, only the ones you’re wrong on!
Short as life is, we make it shorter by the careless waste of time.
*Thinking about choices is good. Overthinking usually leads to sitting, paralyzed and indecisive, like the horse who starved between two piles of hay.
*The easiest girl teaches the hardest lesson.
A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.
John A. Shedd
*The wise parent simply sends their disobedient child out into the world, knowing it will well punish them for their obstinacy.
*A good mother will be sparing and only criticize a child when needful. She will, however, praise one frequently, even when undeserved.
Ignorance is the necessary condition of life itself. If we knew everything, we could not endure existence for a single hour.