It is our less conscious thoughts and our less conscious actions which mainly mould our lives and the lives of those who spring from us.
Quote by Samuel Butler
Silence and tact may or may not be the same thing.
In the midst of vice we are in virtue, and vice versa.
There is no such source of error as the pursuit of truth.
To me it seems that youth is like spring, an over-praised season delightful if it...
Figures never lie, but liars often figure
Books are like imprisoned souls till someone takes them down from a shelf and frees...
A sense of humor keen enough to show a man his own absurdities will keep...
There is nothing so unthinkable as thought, unless it be the entire absence of thought.
Fear is static that prevents me from hearing myself.
We think as we do, mainly because other people think so
Oaths are but words, and words but wind.
God was satisfied with his own work, and that is fatal.
The seven deadly sins: Want of money, bad health, bad temper, chastity, family ties, knowing...
Nobody shoots at Santa Claus.
Every man's work, whether it be literature or music or pictures or architecture or anything...
All of the animals except for man know that the principle business of life is...
The great pleasure of a dog is that you may make a fool of yourself...
Conscience is thoroughly well-bred and soon leaves off talking to those who do not wish...
Nothing makes one so vain as being told one is a sinner. Conscience makes egotists...
Conscience is the purest substract of reasoning.