| Even a stopped clock is right twice a day.
| Privilege is the greatest enemy of right.
| None are so eager to gain new experience as those who don't know how to make use of the old ones.
| Parents forgive their children least readily for the faults they themselves instilled in them.
| Those who understand only what can be explained understand very little.
| Authors from whom others steal should not complain, but rejoice. Where there is no game there are no poachers.
| We don't believe in rheumatism and true love until after the first attack.
| We are so vain that we even care for the opinion of those we don't care for.
| Imaginary evils are incurable.
| The poor man wishes to conceal his poverty, and the rich man his wealth: the former fears lest he be despised, the latter lest he be plundered.
| Exceptions are not always the proof of the old rule; they can also be the harbinger of a new one.
| What delights us in visible beauty is the invisible.
| Little evil would be done in the world if evil never could be done in the name of good.
| Conquer, but don't triumph.
| If you have one good idea, people will lend you twenty.
| To be content with little is hard; to be content with much, impossible.
| Whenever two good people argue over principles, they are both right.
| Not what we experience, but how we perceive what we experience, determines our fate.
| So soon as a fashion is universal, it is out of date.
| In youth we learn; in age we understand.