Old age has its pleasures, which, though different, are not less than the pleasures of youth.
You know that the Tasmanians, who never committed adultery, are now extinct.
Death is a very dull, dreary affair, and my advice to you is to have nothing whatever to do with it.
People who ask for your criticism want only praise.
It's a funny thing about life: if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it.
I've always been interested in people, but I've never liked them.
The unfortunate thing about this world is that the good habits are much easier to give up than the bad ones.
The future will one day be the present and will seem as unimportant as the present does now.
To acquire the habit of reading is to construct for yourself a refuge from almost all the miseries of life.
You are not angry with people when you laugh at them. Humor teaches tolerance.
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