What you're supposed to do when you don't like a thing is change it. If you can't change it, change the way you think about it. Don't complain.
Try to be a rainbow in someone's cloud.
If you know someone who’s depressed, please resolve never to ask them why. Depression isn’t a straightforward response to a bad situation; depression just is, like the weather. Try to understand the blackness, lethargy, hopelessness, and loneliness they’re going through. Be there for them when they come through the other side. It’s hard to be a friend to someone who’s depressed, but it is one of the kindest, noblest, and best things you will ever do.
Never miss a good chance to shut up.
My advice to you is not to inquire why or whither, but just enjoy your ice cream while it's on your plate.
The true secret of giving advice is, after you have honestly given it, to be perfectly indifferent whether it is taken or not and never persist in trying to set people right.
A good scare is worth more to a man than good advice.
But one must know where one stands, and where the others wish to go.
No man ever listened himself out of a job.
Thanksgiving comes after Christmas.
The proverb warns that, "You should not bite the hand that feeds you." But maybe you should, if it prevents you from feeding yourself.
I remember my father telling me the story of the preacher delivering an exhortation to his flock, and as he reached the climax of his exhortation, a man in the front row got up and said, 'O Lord, use me. Use me, O Lord - in an advisory capacity!'
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
To make pleasure pleasant, shorten.
Put all thine eggs in one basket and - watch that basket.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
Don't offer me advice, give me money.
If you aren't rich, you should always look useful.
He who can lick can bite.
When a man comes to me for advice, I find out the kind of advice he wants, and I give it to him.