A day without laughter is a day wasted.
The most wasted day of all is that during which we have not laughed.
All that I've learned, I've forgotten. The little that I still know, I've guessed.
Public opinion is the worst of all opinions.
Every day I add to the list of things I refuse to discuss. The wiser the man, the longer the list.
The most thoroughly wasted of all days is that on which one has not laughed.
Celebrity is the advantage of being known to people who we don't know, and who don't know us.
People are governed with the head; kindness of heart is little use in chess.
There are more people who wish to be loved than there are who are willing to love.
Contemplation often makes life miserable. We should act more, think less, and stop watching ourselves live.
Man arrives as a novice at each age of his life.
The contemplative life is often miserable. One must act more, think less, and not watch oneself live.
There are two things that one must get used to or one will find life unendurable: the damages of time and injustices of men.
A man begins every stage of his life as a novice.
Preoccupation with money is the great test of small natures, but only a small test of great ones.