Anyone can tell the truth, but only very few of us can make epigrams.
At a dinner party one should eat wisely but not too well, and talk well but not too wisely.
Considering how foolishly people act and how pleasantly they prattle, perhaps it would be better for the world if they… (read more)
Death doesn't affect the living because it has not happened yet. Death doesn't concern the dead because they have ceased… (read more)
Excess on occasion is exhilarating. It prevents moderation from acquiring the deadening effect of a habit.
It was such a lovely day I thought it a pity to get up.
It wasn't until late in life that I discovered how easy it is to say I don't know.
An unfortunate thing about this world is that the good habits are much easier to give up than the bad… (read more)