Anything that is too stupid to be spoken is sung.
God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well.
He shines in the second rank, who is eclipsed in the first.
A witty saying proves nothing.
Men hate the individual whom they call avaricious only because nothing can be gained from him.
All murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
This self-love is the instrument of our preservation; it resembles the provision for the perpetuity of mankind: it is necessary, it is dear to us, it gives us pleasure, and we must conceal it.
Animals are my friends... and I don't eat my friends.
A happy family is but an earlier heaven.
Americans adore me and will go on adoring me until I say something nice about them.
A perpetual holiday is a good working definition of hell.
An Englishman thinks he is moral when he is only uncomfortable.
In this world there is always danger for those who are afraid of it.
A person who won't read has no advantage over one who can't read.
'Classic.' A book which people praise and don't read.
I don't like to commit myself about heaven and hell - you see, I have friends in both places.
Do not let schooling interfere with your education.
Man was made at the end of the week's work when God was tired.
When your friends begin to flatter you on how young you look, it's a sure sign you're getting old.
A man who does not think for himself does not think at all.
A true friend stabs you in the front.
Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much.
As long as a woman can look ten years younger than her own daughter, she is perfectly satisfied.
There is only one class in the community that thinks more about money than the rich, and that is the poor. The poor can think of nothing else.
Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship.
Every dog must have his day.
A tavern is a place where madness is sold by the bottle. A tavern is a place where madness is sold by the bottle.
One enemy can do more hurt than ten friends can do good.
The want of belief is a defect that ought to be concealed when it cannot be overcome.
We have enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love one another.
Words are but wind; and learning is nothing but words; ergo, learning is nothing but wind.