Man is a rational animal who always loses his temper when he is called upon to act in accordance with the dictates of reason.
If there is anything in the world more annoying than having people talk about you, it is certainly having no one talk about you.
A man cannot be too careful in his choice of enemies.
I think that God in creating man somewhat overestimated his ability.
The old believe everything; the middle aged suspect everything: the young know everything.
Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is far the best ending for one.
One can survive everything, nowadays, except death, and live down everything except a good reputation.
A mans face is his autobiography. A women’s face is her work of fiction.
Seriousness is the only refuge of the shallow.
While one should always study the method of a great artist, one should never imitate his manner. The manner of an artist is essentially individual, the method of an artist is absolutely universal. The first is personality, which no one should copy; the second is perfection, which all should aim at.