There are a thousand thoughts lying within a man that he does not know till he takes up a pen to write.
Let a man who has to make his fortune in life remember this maxim: Attacking is the only secret. Dare and the world yields, or if it beats you sometimes, dare it again and you will succeed.
A clever, ugly man every now and then is successful with the ladies, but a handsome fool is irresistible.
I never knew whether to pity or congratulate a man on coming to his senses.
Kindnesses are easily forgotten; but injuries! What worthy man does not keep those in mind?
The world is a looking glass and gives back to every man the reflection of his own face.
Whenever he met a great man he grovelled before him, and my-lorded him as only a free-born Briton can do.
Yes, I am a fatal man, Madame Fribsbi. To inspire hopeless passion is my destiny.
I never know whether to pity or congratulate a man on coming to his senses.