People say that life is the thing, but I prefer reading.
It is the wretchedness of being rich that you have to live with rich people.
Most people sell their souls, and live with a good conscience on the proceeds.
There are few sorrows, however poignant, in which a good income is of no avail.
I cannot forgive my friends for dying; I do not find these vanishing acts of theirs at all amusing.
All Reformers, however strict their social conscience, live in houses just as big as they can pay for.
How many of our daydreams would darken into nightmares if there seemed any danger of their coming true!
When they come downstairs from their Ivory Towers, Idealists are very apt to walk straight into the gutter.
The denunciation of the young is a necessary part of the hygiene of older people, and greatly assists in the circulation of their blood.
There are two things to aim at in life: first, to get what you want; and, after that, to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind achieve the second.