For truth is precious and divine, too rich a pearl for carnal swine.
When a man is in doubt about this or that in his writing, it will often guide him if he asks himself how it will tell a hundred years hence.
Theist and atheist: the fight between them is as to whether God shall be called God or shall have some other name.
If we attend continually and promptly to the little that we can do, we shall ere long be surprised to find how little remains that we cannot do.
If you follow reason far enough it always leads to conclusions that are contrary to reason.
People are lucky and unlucky not according to what they get absolutely, but according to the ratio between what they get and what they have been led to expect.
It has been said that the love of money is the root of all evil. The want of money is so quite as truly.
Life is one long process of getting tired.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but a little want of knowledge is also a dangerous thing.
I do not mind lying, but I hate inaccuracy.