One should always play fairly… when one has the winning cards.
Morality is simply the attitude we adopt towards people whom we personally dislike.
Life is never fair. And perhaps it is a good thing for most of us that it is not.
In modern life nothing produces such an effect as a good platitude. It makes the whole world kin.
If there was less sympathy in the world there would be less trouble in the world.
If one could only teach the English how to talk, and the Irish how to listen, society here would be quite civilised.
I always pass on good advice. It is the only thing to do with it. It is never of any use to oneself.
Fathers should be neither seen nor heard. That is the only proper basis for family life.
Fashion is what one wears oneself. What is unfashionable is what other people wear.
Everything is dangerous, my dear fellow. If it wasn’t so, life wouldn’t be worth living…
Even you are not rich enough to buy back your past. No man is.
Do you really think that it is weakness that yields to temptation? I tell you that there are terrible temptations that it requires strength, strength and courage, to yield to.