A witty woman is a treasure; a witty beauty is a power.
Forgetfulness is a form of freedom.
We owe respect to the living; to the dead we owe only truth.
People who drink to drown their sorrow should be told that sorrow knows how to swim.
Only those who want everything done for them are bored.
Whom the gods wish to destroy, they first call promising.
The best measure of a man's honesty isn't his income tax return. It's the zero adjustment on his bathroom scale.
If you can't get rid of the skeleton in your closet, you'd best teach it to dance.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol or morphine or idealism.
A happy childhood has spoiled many a promising life.