The roulette table pays nobody except him that keeps it. Nevertheless, a passion for gambling is common, though a passion for keeping roulette tables is unknown.
Very few things happen at the right time, and the rest do not happen at all. The conscientious historian will correct these defects.
The hardest thing about any political compaign is how to win without proving that you are unworthy of the winning.
The happiest people seem to be those who have no particular reason for being happy except that they are so.
We often tend to be marching backward into the future.
I steer my bark with hope ahead and fear astern.
So long as we love we serve; so long as we are loved by others, I would almost say that we are indispensible; and no man is useless while he has a friend.
If you want work well done, select a busy man; the other kind has not time.
The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.
Punctuality is the virtue of the bored.