It is our less conscious thoughts and our less conscious actions which mainly mould our lives and the lives of those who spring from us.
A sense of humor keen enough to show a man his own absurdities will keep him from the commission of all sins, or nearly all, save those worth committing.
All animals except man know that the ultimate of life is to enjoy it.
Logic is like the sword--those who appeal to it shall perish by it.
He has spent his life best who has enjoyed it most; God will take care that we do not enjoy it any more than is good for us.
Then he saw also that it matters little what profession, whether of religion or irreligion, a man may make, provided only he follows it out with charitable inconsistency, and without insisting on it to the bitter end. It is in the uncompromisingness with which dogma is held and not in the dogma or want of dogma that the danger lies.
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
The oldest books are only just out to those who have not read them.
He that complies against his will is of his own opinion still.
From a worldly point of view, there is no mistake so great as that of being always right.