Most people do not pray; they only beg.
Common people do not pray, my lord: they only beg
When a man wants to murder a tiger, it's called sport; when the tiger wants to murder him it's called ferocity.
We learn from history that we learn nothing from history.
Do not waste your time on Social Questions. What is the matter with the poor is Poverty; what is the matter with the rich is Uselessness.
The problem with communication is the illusion that is has occurred.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
A man of great common sense and good taste is a man without originality or moral courage.
You’ll never have a quiet world until you knock the patriotism out of the human race.
I am of the opinion that my life belongs to the whole community and as long as I live, it is my privilege to do for it whatever I can. I want to be thoroughly used up when I die, for the harder I work the more I live.
Fashions are the only induced epidemics, proving that epidemics can be induced by tradesmen.
It is dangerous to be sincere unless you are also stupid.
Where there is no religion, hypocrisy becomes good taste
What is both surprising and delightful is that spectators are allowed, and even expected, to join in the vocal part of the game.... There is no reason why the field should not try to put the batsman off his stroke at the critical moment by neatly timed disparagements of his wife's fidelity and his mother's respectability
The philosopher is Nature's pilot. And there you have our difference: to be n hell is to drift: to be in heaven is to steer.