The great pleasure of a dog is that you may make a fool of yourself with him and not only will he not scold you, but he will make a fool of himself too.
Quote by Samuel Butler
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
The youth of an art is, like the youth of anything else, its most interesting...
The advantage of doing one's praising to oneself is that one can lay it on...
Brigands demand your money or your life; women require both
Justice while she winks at crimes, Stumbles on innocence sometimes
The function of vice is to keep virtue within reasonable bounds.
Virtue knows that it is impossible to get on without compromise, and tunes herself, as...
Self-preservation is the first law of nature.
Figures never lie, but liars often figure
All of the animals except for man know that the principle business of life is...
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one...
The history of art is the history of revivals.
If God wants us to do a thing, he should make his wishes sufficiently clear....
To know God better is only to realize how impossible it is that we should...
For most men, and most circumstances, pleasure --tangible material prosperity in this world --is the...
God and the Devil are an effort after specialization and the division of labor.
All truth is not to be told at all times.
I do not mind lying, but I hate inaccuracy.
A physician's physiology has much the same relation to his power of healing as a...
If people would dare to speak to one another unreservedly, there would be a good...