"Skill and confidence are an unconquered army."
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"Skills are cheap; chemistry is expensive."
"Who has a trade may go anywhere."
"Skill is the unified force of experience, intellect and passion in their operation."
"Good pitching will always stop good hitting and vice-versa."
"The sky is the daily bread of the eyes."
"In nine times out of ten, the slanderous tongue belongs to a disappointed person."
"Slander is a poison which kills charity, both in the slanderer and the one who listens."
"Backbite. To speak of a man as you find him when he can't find you."
"A generous confession disarms slander."
"Every one in a crowd has the power to throw dirt; none out of ten have the inclination."
"If a man could say nothing against a character but what he can prove, history could not be written."
"Let nobody speak mischief of anybody."
"To vilify a great man is the readiest way in which a little man can himself attain greatness."
"Slander expires at a good woman's door."
"Be thou as chaste as ice, as pure as snow, thou shalt not escape calumny."
"Slanderers do not hurt me because they do not hit me."
"It is harder to kill a whisper than even a shouted calumny."
"What is said of a man is nothing. The point is, who says it."
"All slang is metaphor, and all metaphor is poetry."
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