Being frustrated is disagreeable, but the real disasters of life begin when you get what you want.
Wit is like caviar. It should be served in small portions and not spread about like marmalade.
Whatever women do they must do twice as well as men to be thought half as good. Luckily, this is not difficult.
Only the vanquished remember history.
In most things success depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed.
The advantage of a classical education is that it enables you to despise the wealth which it prevents you from achieving.
Prophecy is the wit of a fool.
Life is not measured in years, it is measured in moments.
The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.
The trouble with learning from experience is that you never graduate.