About William Feather:
William A. Feather was an American publisher and author, based in Cleveland, Ohio.
One of the many things nobody ever tells you about middle age is that it's such a nice change from being young.
Setting a good example for your children takes all the fun out of middle age.
Women lie about their age; men lie about their income.
Many of our prayers were not answered, and for this we are now grateful.
The best sermon is preached by the minister who has a sermon to preach and not by the man who has to preach a sermon.
That they may have a little peace, even the best dogs are compelled to snarl occasionally.
The prizes go to those who meet emergencies successfully. And the way to meet emergencies is to do each daily task the best we can.
The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages is preserved into perpetuity by a nation's proverbs, fables, folk sayings and quotations.
No man is a failure who is enjoying life.
Business is always interfering with pleasure - but it makes other pleasures possible.
Not a tenth of us who are in business are doing as well as we could if we merely followed the principles that were known to our grandfathers.
Most of us regard good luck as our right, and bad luck as a betrayal of that right.
Plenty of people miss their share of happiness, not because they never found it, but because they didn't stop to enjoy it.
One of the indictments of civilizations is that happiness and intelligence are so rarely found in the same person.
Some of us might find happiness if we quit struggling so desperately for it.
Finishing a good book is like leaving a good friend.
Something that has always puzzled me all my life is why, when I am in special need of help, the good deed is usually done by somebody on whom I have no claim.
A budget tells us what we can't afford, but it doesn't keep us from buying it.
One of the funny things about the stock market is that every time one person buys, another sells, and both think they are astute.
If you're naturally kind, you attract a lot of people you don't like.