′Classic′ - a book which people praise and don't read.
Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example.
The man who is a pessimist before 48 knows too much; if he is an optimist after it, he knows too little.
I must have a prodigious quantity of mind; it takes me as much as a week sometimes to make it up.
Thunder is good, thunder is impressive; but it is lightning that does the work.
Nothing so needs reforming as other people's habits.