The world is so ordered that we must, in a material sense, lose everything we have and love, one thing after another, until we ourselves close our eyes.
No snowflake in an avalance ever feels responsible.
Dignity is like a perfume; those who use it are scarcely conscious of it.
It's never too late to do nothing at all.
The reason universities are so full of knowledge is that the students come with so much and they leave with so little.
We credit scarcely any persons with good sense except those who are of our opinion.
It takes a clever man to turn cynic, and a wise man to be clever enough not to.
The secret of being miserable is to have leisure to bother about whether you are happy or not.
Woe to him who seeks to please rather than appall.
When you make one wrong turn, the errors tend to compound.