He jests at quills who never felt their wound.
If you cannot be clever, be careful.
Golden fetters hurt as cruelly as iron ones.
The very women who object to the morals of a notoriously beautiful actress, grow big with pride when an admirer suggests their marked resemblance to this stage beauty in physique.
The bond of matrimony is only as strong as its weakest half.
Townfolk know pleasures, country people joys.
Truth, to be convincing, should be specific.
Between flattery and admiration there often flows a river of contempt.
An epigram is a flashlight of a truth; a witticism, truth laughing at itself.
Enthusiasms, like stimulants, are often affected by people with small mental ballast.
To laughter! The bright coinage of the bank of good will.
May we keep a little of the fuel of youth to warm our body in old age.
To that daintiest siren of puff and perfume, a Turkish cigarette.
The time to stop talking is when the other person nods his head affirmatively but says nothing.
To be old and wise, you must first be young and stupid.
When I find myself fading, I close my eyes and realize my friends are my energy.
Intuition is truly a feminine quality, but women should not mistake rash conclusions for this gift.
The difference between a saint and a hypocrite is that one lies for his religion, the other by it.
When a woman is very, very bad, she is awful, but when a man is correspondingly good, he is weird.
Experience is a good teacher, but she sends in terrific bills
Illusion is the dust the devil throws in the eyes of the foolish.
Matrimonially speaking, a bridle for the tongue is better than a rein for the heart.
A fool bolts pleasure, then complains of moral indigestion.
“Three failures denote uncommon strength. A weakling has not enough grit to fail thrice.”
To be loved is to be fortunate, but to be hated is to achieve distinction.
A beautiful woman delights the eye; a wise woman, the understanding; a pure one, the soul.