Whom the gods wish to destroy, they first call promising.
The best measure of a man's honesty isn't his income tax return. It's the zero adjustment on his bathroom scale.
If you can't get rid of the skeleton in your closet, you'd best teach it to dance.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol or morphine or idealism.
A happy childhood has spoiled many a promising life.
The timing of death, like the ending of a story, gives a changed meaning to what preceded it.
Character is like a tree and reputation is like its shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
Success is the child of audacity.
Wanting to meet an author because you like his work is like wanting to meet a duck because you like pate.
Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists of not exceeding the limits.