He can compress the most words into the smallest idea of any man I ever met.
Writing is easy. All you do is stare at a blank sheet of paper until drops of blood form on your forehead.
And that's the world in a nutshell -- an appropriate receptacle.
A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.
There is nothing so absurd but some philosopher has said it.
The school of hard knocks is an accelerated curriculum.
You might as well fall flat on your face as lean over too far backward.
Nobody has ever bet enough on the winning horse.
Too clever is dumb.
Tell the truth and run.