Arguments out of a pretty mouth are unanswerable.
Man is distinguished from all other creatures by the faculty of laughter.
I value my garden more for being full of blackbirds than of cherries, and very frankly give them fruit for their songs.
True happiness… arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self.
Self discipline is that which, next to virtue, truly and essentially raises one man above another.
An ostentatious man will rather relate a blunder or an absurdity he has committed, than be debarred from talking of his own dear person.
A misery is not to be measured from the nature of the evil, but from the temper of the sufferer.