Is life worth living? This is a question for an embryo not for a man.
A skilful leech is better far, than half a hundred men of war.
The great pleasure of a dog is that you may make a fool of yourself with him and not only will he not scold you, but he will make a fool of himself too.
Logic is like the sword – those who appeal to it, shall perish by it.
Virtue knows that it is impossible to get on without compromise, and tunes herself, as it were, a trifle sharp to allow for an inevitable fall in playing.
Though analogy is often misleading, it is the least misleading thing we have.
No mistake is more common and more fatuous than appealing to logic in cases which are beyond her jurisdiction.
Any fool can tell the truth, but it requires a man of some sense to know how to lie well.
They say the test of literary power is whether a man can write an inscription. I say, ‘Can he name a kitten?’
There is nothing so unthinkable as thought, unless it be the entire absence of thought.