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.
If the headache would only precede the intoxication, alcoholism would be a virtue.
The truest characters of ignorance are vanity and pride and arrogance.
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
The three most important things a man has are, briefly, his private parts, his money, and his religious opinions.