Temper is a weapon that we hold by the blade.
Men's second childhood begins when a woman gets a hold of him.
Every time a child says, I don't believe in fairies, there is a fairy somewhere that falls down dead.
Never ascribe to an opponent motives meaner than your own.
The printing press is either the greatest blessing or the greatest curse of modern times, sometimes one forgets which it is.
There are few more impressive sights in the world than a Scotsman on the make.
The most useless are those who never change through the years.
A safe but sometimes chilly way of recalling the past is to force open a crammed drawer. If you are searching for anything in particular you don't find it, but something falls out at the back that is often more interesting.
The best place a person can die, is where they die for others.
The praise that comes from love does not make us vain, but more humble.
To die will be an awfully big adventure.
His lordship may compel us to be equal upstairs, but there will never be equality in the servants hall.