A dictator must fool all the people all the time and there's only one way to do that, he must also fool himself.
Quote by William Somerset Maugham
I don't know why it is that the religious never ascribe common sense to God
If people waited to know one another before they married, the world wouldn't be so...
You are not angry with people when you laugh at them. Humor teaches them tolerance.
To write simply is as difficult as to be good
People ask for criticism, but they only want praise.
Money is like a sixth sense - and you can't make use of the other...
The prestige you acquire by being able to tell your friends that you know famous...
Few misfortunes can befall a boy which bring worse consequences than to have a really...
When I read a book I seem to read it with my eyes only, but...
Genius is talent provided with ideals.
A man who is a politician at forty is a statesman at three score and...
Sentimentality is only sentiment that rubs you up the wrong way
Nobody's free until everybody's free.
Money is the string with which a sardonic destiny directs the motions of its puppets.
Dying is a very dull, dreary affair. And my advice to you is to have...
Have common sense and stick to the point.
Men are passionate, men are weak, men are stupid, men are pitiful; to bring to...
Common sense and good nature will do a lot to make the pilgrimage of life...
Society is always taken by surprise at any new example of common sense.
Common sense is instinct, and enough of it is genius.