Fashions, after all, are only induced epidemics.
Quote by George Bernard Shaw
You have to choose between trusting to the natural stability of gold and the natural...
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other...
To withhold deserved praise lest it should make its object conceited is as dishonest as...
People get nothing out of books but what they bring to them
The apparent multiplication of gods is bewildering at the first glance, but you soon discover...
This is the true joy of life, the being used up for a purpose recognized...
First love is only a little foolishness and a lot of curiosity.
Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.
Marriage is popular because it combines the maximum of temptation with the maximum of opportunity.
The only service a friend can really render is to keep your courage by holding...
Just do what must be done. This may not be happiness, but it is greatness.
The harder I work the more I live.
A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence...
Nothing is worth doing unless the consequences may be serious.
Martyrdom: The only way a man can become famous without ability.
Why should we take advice on sex from the pope? If he knows anything about...
The statesman cannot govern without stability of belief, true or false
If you leave the smallest corner of your head vacant for a moment, other people's...
Reading made Don Quixote a gentleman, but believing what he read made him mad.
The British soldier can stand up to anything except the British War Office.