Not that the story needs to be long, but it will take a long while to make it short.
I have three chairs in my house: one for solitude, two for friendship, three for company.
Every generation is convinced there has been a deplorable breakdown of manners.
City life: millions of people being lonely together.
Be not simply good. Be good for something.
The only good in pretending is the fun we get out of fooling ourselves that we fool somebody.
What I have been taught, I have forgotten. What I know, I have guessed.
Never speak ill of yourself. Your friends will always say enough on that subject.
It is useless to attempt to reason a person out of a thing he has never been reasoned into.
Taverns are places where madness is sold by the bottle.