Trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit.
If you suppress grief too much, it can well redouble.
The more we love our friends, the less we flatter them; it is by excusing nothing that pure love shows itself.
Men are alike in their promises. It is only in their deeds that they differ.
Love is often a fruit of marriage.
To find oneself jilted is a blow to one's pride. One must do one's best to forget it and if one doesn't succeed, at least one must pretend to.
Everyone has a right to his own course of action.
The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
You never see the old austerity That was the essence of civility; Young people hereabouts, unbridled, now Just want.
A learned fool is more a fool than an ignorant fool.
The duty of comedy is to correct men by amusing them.
Ah! how annoying that the law doesn't allow a woman to change husbands just as one does shirts.
I prefer a pleasant vice to an annoying virtue.
All the ills of mankind, all the tragic misfortunes that fill the history books, all the political blunders, all the failures of the great leaders have arisen merely from a lack of skill at dancing.
No matter what Aristotle and the Philosophers say, nothing is equal to tobacco; it's the passion of the well-bred, and he who lives without tobacco lives a life not worth living.
People don't mind being mean; but they never want to be ridiculous.
Of all follies there is none greater than wanting to make the world a better place.
Writing is like prostitution. First you do it for love, and then for a few close friends, and then for money.
If everyone were clothed with integrity, if every heart were just, frank, kindly, the other virtues would be well-nigh useless.
One ought to look a good deal at oneself before thinking of condemning others.