Better a broken promise than none at all.
Always do right; this will gratify some people and astonish the rest.
All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then Success is sure.
All emotion is involuntary when genuine.
Against the assault of laughter, nothing can stand.
A thing long expected takes the form of the unexpected when at last it comes.
A successful book is not made of what is in it, but of what is left out of it.
A sincere compliment is always grateful to a lady, so long as you don’t try to knock her down with it.
A man should not be without morals; it is better to have bad morals than none at all.
A man is never more truthful than when he acknowledges himself a liar.
A detective don’t like to be told things – he likes to find them out.