Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
Biography lends to death a new terror.
I am not young enough to know everything.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything but the value of nothing.
A gentleman is one who never hurts anyone's feelings unintentionally.
A man who does not think for himself does not think at all.
A poet can survive everything but a misprint.
All art is quite useless.
Ordinary riches can be stolen, real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely precious things that cannot be taken from you.
I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best.
Man can believe the impossible, but can never believe the improbable.
Whenever a man does a thoroughly stupid thing, it is always from the noblest motives.
There are only two tragedies in life: one is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it.
They spoil every romance by trying to make it last forever.
Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes.
Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people by the people for the people.
The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it.
There is only one thing in the world worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about.