To rush into explanations and excuses is always a sign of weakness.
There’s nothing for getting a young man on in the world like punctual habits.
The young hero never tells his plans. They mature in the dark.
The small fry were left alone. Why? Because through them, sooner or later, we got the big fellow – the man at the top.
The more they talk, the less they’ll do.
People who go about looking for trouble usually find it.
It’s odd, isn’t it, why farce so often seems to get mixed up with tragedy?
It’s a rotten job, but somebody’s got to do it.
If you want to live, be high-handed.
Gentlemen who have no sense of humour get to taking themselves too seriously – and that leads to mischief.
Different kinds of danger suit different kinds of people.
All the people who spend their lives avoiding being run over by buses had much better be run over and put safely out of the way. They’re no good.