It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
Nothing is more desirable than to be released from an affliction, but nothing is more frightening than to be divested of a crutch.
Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
Zeal will do more than knowledge.
To jealousy, nothing is more frightful than laughter.
I see that the fashion wears out more apparel than the man.
Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
All the beautiful sentiments in the world weigh less than a single lovely action.
The brain is wider than the sky.
Nothing is more hopeless than a scheme of merriment.
Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws.
History is indeed little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind.
The teller of a mirthful tale has latitude allowed him. We are content with less than absolute truth.