Books and marriage go ill together.
There is no praise to beat the sort you can put in your pocket.
We always speak well when we manage to be understood.
Of all follies there is none greater than wanting to make the world a better place.
One ought to examine himself for a very long time before thinking of condemning others.
It is not only what we do, but also what we do not do for which we are accountable.
The less we deserve good fortune, the more we hope for it.
He must have killed a lot of men to have made so much money.
The more we love our friends, the less we flatter them; it is by excusing nothing that pure love shows itself.
It is the public scandal that offends; to sin in secret is no sin at all.
A learned fool is more foolish than an ignorant one.
There's nothing quite like tobacco: it's the passion of decent folk, and whoever lives without tobacco doesn't deserve to live.