Our wisdom comes from our experience, and our experience comes from our foolishness.
Why is it better to love than to be loved? It is surer.
A man must marry only a very pretty woman in case he should ever want some other man to take her off his hands.
The secret of a good marriage is forgiving your partner for marrying you in the first place.
Avec tout ce que je sais, on pourrait faire un livre... il est vrai qu'avec tout ce que je ne sais pas, on pourrait faire une bibliothèque. With everything I know, I could create a book... and with everything I know not, I could create a library.
Even the most respectable woman has a complete set of clothes in her wardrobe ready for a possible abduction.