There are three types of lies -- lies, damn lies, and statistics.
The English nation is never so great as in adversity.
There is no education like adversity.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
Change is inevitable in a progressive society. Change is constant.
Nothing can resist a will which will stake even existence upon its fulfillment.
Courage is fire, and bullying is smoke.
Every production of genius must be the production of enthusiasm.
Little things affect little minds.
There is a magic in the memory of a schoolboy friendship. It softens the heart, and even affects the nervous system of those who have no heart.
A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
Assassination has never changed the history of the world.
Ignorance never settles a question.
To be conscious that you are ignorant is a great step to knowledge.
We are all born for love; it is the principle of existence and its only end.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
The magic of first love is our ignorance that it can ever end.
We are all born for love, ... It is the principle of existence and its only end.
It destroys one's nerves to be amiable every day to the same human being.