Where the Mind is biggest, the Heart, the Senses, Magnanimity, Charity, Tolerance, Kindliness, and the rest of them scarcely have room to breathe.
There is one thing no man can do, and that is to get a woman to listen to reason. Somehow or other, they don’t seem to have any kind of sense.
The senses do not err, not because they always judge correctly, but because they do not judge at all.[Dass die Sinne nicht irren, aber nicht darum, weil sie jederzeit richtig urtheilen, sondern weil sie gar nicht urtheilen.]
The loss of a sense adds as much beauty to the world as its acquisition.[La perte d’un sens ajoute autant de beauté au monde que ne fait son acquisition.]
Gentlemen who have no sense of humour get to taking themselves too seriously – and that leads to mischief.