Evil is like water, it abounds, is cheap, soon fouls, but runs itself clear of taint.
Those who have never had a father can at any rate never know the sweets of losing one. To most men the death of his father is a new lease of life.
Some men love truth so much that they seem to be in continual fear lest she should catch a cold on overexposure.
Oaths are but words, and words are but wind.
People in general are equally horrified at hearing the Christian religion doubted, and at seeing it practiced.
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.