"Man is the only animal that can remain on friendly terms with the victims he intends to eat until he eats them."
Arguments are like fire arms which a man may keep at home but should not carry about with him.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
God cannot alter the past, but historians can.
God cannot alter the past, though historians can.
I do not mind lying but I hate inaccuracy.
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
To himself everyone is immortal; he may know that he is going to die, but he can never know that he is dead.
Loyalty is still the same,Whether it win or lose the gameTrue as a dial to the sun,Although it be not shined upon.
You can do very little with faith, but you can do nothing without it.
To live is like love, all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.
Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule. Nevertheless one had better know the rules, for they sometimes guide in doubtful cases, though not often.
God is Love I dare say. But what a mischievous devil Love is
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
An apology for the devil it must be remembered that we have heard only one side of the case God has written all the books.
There are two great rules in life, the one general and the other particular. The first is that every one can in the end get what he wants if he only tries. This is the general rule. The particular rule is that every individual is more or less of an exception to the general rule.
The course of true anything does not run smooth.
Truth is generally kindness, but where the two diverge and collide, kindness should override truth.
He that is down can fall no lower.
It is in the uncompromisingness with which dogma is held and not in the dogma, or want of dogma, that the danger lies.
A hen is only an egg's way of making another egg.
Life is the art of drawing sufficient conclusions from insufficient premises.
To do great work a man must be very idle as well as very industrious.
The advantage of doing one's praising for oneself is that one can lay it on so thick and in exactly the right places.
What makes all doctrines plain and clear- About two hundred pounds a year. And that which was prov'd true before Prove false again Two hundred more.