I never made a mistake in my life; at least, never one that I couldn't explain away afterwards.
If you hit a pony over the nose at the outset of your acquaintance, he may not love you but he will take a deep interest in your movements ever afterwards.
A man's mind is wont to tell him more than seven watchmen sitting in a tower.
A woman is only a woman, but a good cigar is a smoke.
I always prefer to believe the best of everybody, it saves so much trouble.
A people always ends by resembling its shadow.