"Young lawyers attend the courts, not because they have business there, but because they have no business."
"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect."Washington Irving on Mark Twain
"The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax."Washington Irving on Albert Einstein
"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."Washington Irving on Colin Powell
"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all."Washington Irving on Dale Carnegie
"If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance."Washington Irving on Abraham Lincoln
"Age is a matter of feeling, not of years."
"A tart temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use."
"Temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use."
"After all, it is the divinity within that makes the divinity without and I have been more fascinated by a woman of talent and intelligence, though deficient in personal charms, than I have been by the most regular beauty."
"There is certain relief in change, even though it be from bad to worse! As I have often found in traveling in a stagecoach, that it is often a comfort to shift one's position, and be bruised in a new place."