Exaggeration is the cheapest form of humor.
Gallantry is often a cloak for contempt.
Giving other people advice is one of the most irritating and useless activities known to man.
I have learned that particularly clever ideas do not always stand up under close scrutiny.
If you take a man by surprise, and behave with sufficient arrogance, he will generally do what you ask.
It is a misconception that the innocent sleep well. the worse a man is, the more profound his slumber; for if he had a conscience he would not be a villain.
It is easier to counterfeit old age than youth.
It is much more sensible to be an optimist instead of a pessimist, for if one is doomed to disappointment, why experience it in advance?
Kissing someone out of pity is always a mistake.
Marriage should be a balanced stalemate between equal adversaries.
That's maturity- when you realize that you've finally arrived at a state of ignorance as profound as that of your parents.
The approval of a cat cannot but flatter the recipient.
The trouble with unknown enemies is that they are so hard to identify.
To argue without knowledge is like trying to weave without thread.
When emotion supersedes reason... gullibility must follow.
When one is striding bravely into the future one cannot watch one's footing.
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