Nothing spoils a confession like repentance.
If fifty million people say a foolish thing, it is still a foolish thing.
The average man does not know what to do with this life, yet wants another one which will last forever.
History books that contain no lies are extremely dull.
We reproach people for talking about themselves; but it is the subject they treat best.
Never lend books, for no one ever returns them. The only books I have in my library are those that other folks have lent me.
It is by acts and not by ideas that people live.
To die for an idea is to set a rather high price on conjecture.
When a thing has been said and said well, have no scruple. Take it and copy it.