A slender acquaintance with the world, must convince every man, that actions, not words, are the true criterion of the attachment of friends; and that the most liberal professions of good-will are far from being the surest marks of it.
The only way to make a man trustworthy is to trust him; and the surest way to make him untrustworthy is to distrust him and show your distrust.henry l. stimson
The passion of hatred is so durable and so inveterate that the surest prognostic of death in a sick man is a wish for reconciliation.
All students, members of the faculty, and public officials in both Mississippi and the Nation will be able, it is hoped, to return to their normal activities with full confidence in the integrity of American law. This is as it should be, for our Nation is founded on the principle that observance of the law is the eternal safeguard of liberty and defiance of the law is the surest road to tyranny.
The city’s architecture is the surest sign that Goa evolved independently of the rest of India. In the small old quarters of Fontainhas and Sao Tomé, winding alleyways are lined with Portuguese-style houses, boasting distinctive red-tiled roofs, wooden window shutters and rickety balconies decorated with bright pots of petunias.
We have a saying in the House of Commons; that old ways are the safest and surest ways.Sir Edward Coke
The surest way notto be remembered istotalk aboutthe way you want to be.Norman Kingsley Mailer
Success, the mark no mortal wit, Or surest hand, can always hit: For whatsoe'er we perpetrate, We do but row, we're steer'd by Fate, Which in success oft disinherits, For spurious causes, noblest merits.
A crowded police docket is the surest of all signs that trade is brisk and money plenty.mark twain
The surest way to hit a woman’s heart is to take aim kneeling.Douglas William Jerrold
Regrettably, one of the surest signs of the Philistine is his reverence for the superior tastes of those who put him down.Pauline Kael
The surest pledge of a deathless name Is the silent homage of thoughts unspoken.Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
It is not uncommon for ignorant and corrupt men to falsely charge others with doing what they imagine that they themselves, in their narrow minds and experience, would have done under the circumstances of a given case, and the surest check, often the only check, on such perjury, is to recognize the impossibility that men of larger instruction and resources and experience could have been guilty of such conduct.
The readiest and surest way to get rid of censure, is to correct ourselves.
The surest way to hit a woman's heart is to take aim kneeling.
The Common lawes of the Realme should by no means be delayed for the law is the surest sanctuary, that a man should take, and the strongest fortresse to protect the weakest of all, lex et tutissima cassis.edward coke
Of praise a mere glutton, he swallow'd what came, And the puff of a dunce, he mistook it for fame; Till his relish grown callous, almost to displease, Who pepper'd the highest was surest to please.
The surest way to be deceived is to think oneself more clever than others.
The surest way to be deceived is to consider oneself cleverer than others.