Compassion is the basis of morality.
In our monogamous part of the world, to marry means to halve one’s rights and double one’s duties.
Every nation ridicules other nations, and all are right.
A man’s face as a rule says more, and more interesting things, than his mouth, for it is a compendium of everything his mouth will ever say, in that it is the monogram of all this man’s thoughts and aspirations.
Almost all of our sorrows spring out of our relations with other people.
A man’s delight in looking forward to and hoping for some particular satisfaction is a part of the pleasure flowing out of it, enjoyed in advance. But this is afterward deducted, for the more we look forward to anything the less we enjoy it when it comes.
The greatest achievements of the human mind are generally received with distrust.
The man never feels the want of what it never occurs to him to ask for.
Journalists are like dogs, when ever anything moves they begin to bark.
Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first.