America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between.
Crying is for plain women. Pretty women go shopping.
The world is a stage, but the play is badly cast.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
Those who are faithful know only the trivial side of love: it is the faithless who know love`s tragedies.
Men marry because they are tired; women, because they are curious: both are disappointed.
A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal.
How else but through a broken heart may Lord Christ enter in?
In old days books were written by men of letters and read by the public. Nowadays books are written by the public and read by nobody.
Punctuality is the thief of time.