The worst men often give the best advice.
There’s a great deal of stripping away; in early drafts, I may say the same thing two or three times, and each may be appropriate, but I try to pick the best and improve it. I work on sound a great deal, and I will change a word or two, revise punctuation and line breaks, looking for the sound I want.
The best education in the world is that got by struggling to get a living.
The best weapon against an enemy is another enemy.
A good constitution is infinitely better than the best despot.
Men at most differ as Heaven and Earth, but women, worst and best, as Heaven and Hell.
Education alone can conduct us to that enjoyment which is, at once, best in quality and infinite in quantity.
I have my own orchard, and I also work with the Bloomington Community Orchard, which has been one of the best experiences of my life.
The fox has many tricks. The hedgehog has but one. But that is the best of all.
The bold adventurer succeeds the best.