How often have I said to you that when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth?
The best way to get the better of temptation is just to yield to it.
A mistake in judgment isn’t fatal, but too much anxiety about judgment is.
A man in the house is worth two in the street.
What is an Epigram? / A dwarfish whole, / Its body brevity, / and wit its soul.
You cannot be friends upon any other terms than upon the terms of equality.
Some people seem as if they can never have been children, and others seem as if they could never be anything else.
Nothing is often a good thing to do, and always a clever thing to say.
There is nothing in this world constant but inconstancy.
Life is the greatest bargain. We get it for nothing.
Opinions cannot survive if one has no chance to fight for them.