Nothing is made in vain, but the fly came near it.
Nothing incites to money-crimes like great poverty or great wealth.
Name the greatest of all inventors. Accidents.
Modesty died when clothes were born.
Martyrdom covers a multitude of sins.
Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen.
It is good to obey all the rules when you’re young,
so you’ll have the strength to break them when you’re old.
It is a free press… There are laws to protect the freedom of the press’s speech, but none that are worth anything to protect the people from the press.
If we would learn what the human race really is at bottom,
we need only observe it in election times.
Humor is mankind’s greatest blessing.
Honesty is the best policy – when there is money in it.
Good breeding consists in concealing how much we think of ourselves and how little we think of the other person.