The only good in pretending is the fun we get out of fooling ourselves that we fool somebody.
What I have been taught, I have forgotten. What I know, I have guessed.
Never speak ill of yourself. Your friends will always say enough on that subject.
It is useless to attempt to reason a person out of a thing he has never been reasoned into.
Taverns are places where madness is sold by the bottle.
May you live all the days of your life.
How is it possible to expect mankind to take advice when they will not so much as take warning?
Tis known by the name of perserverance in a good cause, and obstinacy in a bad one.
Train your child in the way you now know you should have gone yourself.
The ultimate result of shielding people from the effects of folly is to fill the world with fools.