There are those who would misteach us that to stick in a rut is consistency- and a virtue; and that to climb out of the rut is inconsistency- and a vice.
We despise all reverences and all objects of reverence which are outside the pale of our list of sacred things and yet, with strange inconsistency, we are shocked when other people despise and defile the things which are holy for us
There are those who would misteach us that to stick in a rut is consistency - and a virtue; and that to climb out of the rut is inconsistency - and a vice.
Be good and you will be lonesome
Let us so live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
Better a broken promise than none at all.
France had neither winter nor summer nor morals - apart from these drawbacks it is a fine country.
There was never yet an uninteresting life. Such a thing is an impossibility. Inside of the dullest exterior there is a drama, a comedy, and a tragedy.
Humor is tragedy plus time.
At 50, a man can be an ass without being an optimist but not an optimist without being an ass.
Why do you sit there looking like an envelope without any address on it?
To be good is noble, but to show others how to be good is nobler and no trouble.
When you ascend the hill of prosperity, may you not meet a friend.
There is no God, no universe, no human race, no earthly life, no heaven, no hell. It is all a dream, a grotesque and foolish dream. Nothing exists but you. And you are but a thought --a vagrant thought, a useless thought, a homeless thought, wandering forlorn among the empty eternities!
Be good and you will be lonely.