It’s so hard to know what to do when one wishes earnestly to do right.
Reading made Don Quixote a gentleman, but believing what he read made him mad.
There are no secrets better kept than the secrets everybody guesses.
Do not do unto others as you expect they should do unto you. Their tastes may not be the same.
You’ll never have a quiet world till you knock the patriotism out of the human race.
The fact that a believer is happier than a skeptic is no more to the point than the fact that a drunken man is happier than a sober one.
The only secrets are the secrets that keep themselves.
Statistics show that of those who contract the habit of eating, very few survive.
If I were a woman, I’d simply refuse to speak to any man or do anything for men until I’d got the vote.
A broken heart is a very pleasant complaint for a man in London if he has a comfortable income.
Censorship ends in logical completeness when nobody is allowed to read any books except the books that nobody reads.
Miracles, in the sense of phenomena we cannot explain, surround us on every hand: life itself is the miracle of miracles.
Without art, the crudeness of reality would make the world unbearable.
A perpetual holiday is a good working definition of hell.
The great advantage of a hotel is that it is a refuge from home life.
Men are wise in proportion, not to their experience, but to their capacity for experience.