Oh how fine it is to know a thing or two!
We often marry in despair, so that we repent of it all our life after.
Love is often the fruit of marriage.
Frenchmen have an unlimited capacity for gallantry and indulge it on every occasion.
The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
It's true Heaven forbids some pleasures, but a compromise can usually be found.
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.