There are some people who want to throw their arms round you simply because it is Christmas; there are other people who want to strangle you simply because it is Christmas.
Freedom is the right to one’s dignity as a man.
Knowledge is power only if man knows what facts not to bother with.
Friendship will not stand the strain of very much good advice for very long.
I sometimes suspect that half our difficulties are imaginary and that if we kept quiet about them they would disappear.
Cut quarrels out of literature, and you will have very little history or drama or fiction or epic poetry left.
A deception that elevates us is dearer than a host of low truths.