Even a stopped clock is right twice a day.
Imaginary evils are incurable
So soon as a fashion is universal, it is out of date.
He who believes in freedom of the will has never loved and never hated
If you have one good idea, people will lend you twenty.
Parents forgive their children least readily for the faults they themselves instilled in them
We are so vain that we even care for the opinion of those we don't care for.
Privilege is the greatest enemy of right
In youth we learn; in age we understand.
To be content with little is difficult; to be content with much, impossible.
Oh happy pessimists! What a joy it is to them to be able to prove again and again that there is no joy.
Nothing is so often and so irrevocably missed as the opportunity which crops up daily.
Whenever two good people argue over principles, they are both right.
Nowadays people are born to find fault. When they look at Achilles, they see only his heel.
People who read only the classics are sure to remain up-to-date.