Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
Opinions have vested interests just as men have.
There are more fools than knaves in the world, else the knaves would not have enough to live upon.
You can do very little with faith, but you can do nothing without it.
Man is the only animal that can remain on friendly terms with the victims he intends to eat until he eats them.
Life is like music; it must be composed by ear, feeling, and instinct, not by rule.
The oldest books are only just out to those who have not read them.
There is no such source of error as the pursuit of truth.
Self-preservation is the first law of nature.
A man should be just cultured enough to be able to look with suspicion upon culture at first, not second hand.