An apology for the devil: it must be remembered that we have heard one side of the case. God has written all the books.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
Evil is like water, it abounds, is cheap, soon fouls, but runs itself clear of taint.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
Life is one long process of getting tired.
Life is the art of drawing sufficient conclusions from insufficient premises.
Loyalty is still the same, whether it win or lose the game; true as a dial to the sun, although it be not shined upon.
Man is the only animal that can remain on friendly terms with the victims he intends to eat until he eats them.
Men are seldom more commonplace than on supreme occasions