Dignity is like a perfume; those who use it are scarcely conscious of it.

The reason universities are so full of knowledge is that the students come with so much and they leave with so little.

François de La Rochefoucauld

We credit scarcely any persons with good sense except those who are of our opinion.

Fannie Hurst

It takes a clever man to turn cynic, and a wise man to be clever enough not to.

The secret of being miserable is to have leisure to bother about whether you are happy or not.

Henry Roth

When you make one wrong turn, the errors tend to compound.

Government is like a baby: an alimentary canal with a big appetite at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other.


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