| Political necessities sometime turn out to be political mistakes.
| The golden rule is that there are no golden rules.
| There are no secrets better kept than the secrets everybody guesses.
| I never resist temptation, because I have found that things that are bad for me do not tempt me.
| A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education.
| People become attached to their burdens sometimes more than the burdens are attached to them.
| England and America are two countries separated by the same language.
| We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.
| Few people think more than two or three times a year; I have made an international reputation for myself by thinking once or twice a week.
| When a man wants to murder a tiger he calls it sport; when a tiger wants to murder him he calls it ferocity.
| I would like to take you seriously, but to do so would be an affront to your intelligence.
| There is only one religion, though there are a hundred versions of it.
| Men are wise in proportion, not to their experience, but to their capacity for experience.
| It is most unwise for people in love to marry.
| Every man over forty is a scoundrel.
| Property is organized robbery.
| It's easier to replace a dead man than a good picture.
| The minority is sometimes right; the majority always wrong.
| Democracy is a device that insures we shall be governed no better than we deserve.
| If you leave the smallest corner of your head vacant for a moment, other people's opinions will rush in from all quarters.