If you cannot be clever, be careful.
Clever people will recognize and tolerate nothing but cleverness.
The world around is a state of mind. Leave your neuroses aside and you’ll get the peace you want.
“A clever general, therefore, avoids an army when its spirit is keen, but attacks it when it is sluggish and inclined to return. This is the art of studying moods.”
Human nature tends to value and wish what he can not reach.
Wit is an outlet for feelings of hostility, which can not be satisfied by other means.