You can't learn too soon that the most useful thing about a principle is that it can always be sacrificed to expediency.
The unfortunate thing about this world is that good habits are so much easier to give up than bad ones.
Dying is a very dull, dreary affair. And my advice to you is to have nothing whatever to do with it.
The value of money is that with it we can tell any man to go to the devil. It is the sixth sense which enables you to enjoy the other five.
If a nation values anything more than freedom, it will Lose its freedom: and the irony of it is that if it is comfort or money that it values more, it will lose that, too.