One should choose a wife with the ears, rather than with the eyes.
Burgundy for kings, champagne for duchesses, claret for gentlemen.
Gratitude is the memory of the heart.
Justifying a fault doubles it.
Youth lives on hope, old age on remembrance
And old rat is a brave rat.
There is no perfect marriage, for there are no perfect men
Marriage is like a beleaguered fortress: those who are outside want to get in, and those inside want to get out
The reputation of a man is like his shadow: it sometimes follows and sometimes precedes him, it is sometimes longer and sometimes shorter than his natural size
Love is blind. That is why he always proceeds by the sense of touch.
When a secret is revealed, it is the fault of the man who confided it
A good lawyer is a bad neighbor.
Words are the leaves of the tree of language, of which, if some fall away, a new succession takes their place
The while we keep a man waiting, he reflects on our shortcomings.
There is no such thing as an insignificant enemy