Do you wish people to think well of you? If you do, then don't speak well of yourself.
An ideal wife is one who remains faithful to you but tries to be just as charming as if she weren't.
In the game of life, it's a good idea to have a few early losses, which relieve you of the pressure of trying to maintain an undefeated season.
They keep talking about drafting a constitution in Iraq. Why don't we just give them ours? It was written by a lot of really smart guys, it's worked for over 200 years, and we're not using it anymore.
The world is so ordered that we must, in a material sense, lose everything we have and love, one thing after another, until we ourselves close our eyes.
No snowflake in an avalance ever feels responsible.
Dignity is like a perfume; those who use it are scarcely conscious of it.
It's never too late to do nothing at all.
The reason universities are so full of knowledge is that the students come with so much and they leave with so little.
We credit scarcely any persons with good sense except those who are of our opinion.