Next to a lost battle, nothing is so sad as a battle that has been won.
The Lord's prayer contains the sum total of religion and morals.
Be discreet in all things, and so render it unnecessary to be mysterious.
Educate people without religion and you make them but clever devils.
Hard pounding, gentlemen: but we shall see who can pound the longest.
To define it rudely but not ineptly, engineering is the art of doing that well with one dollar, which any bungler can do with two after a fashion.