Take the course opposite to custom and you will almost always do well.
Heroes are not known by the loftiness of their carriage; the greatest braggarts are generally the merest cowards.
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook, and a good digestion.
Falsehood has an infinity of combinations, but truth has only one mode of being.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
Nature never deceives us; it is we who deceive ourselves.
I may be no better, but at least I am different.