Music with dinner is an insult both to the cook and the violinist.
True contentment is a thing as active as agriculture. It is the power of getting out of any situation all that there is in it. It is arduous and it is rare.
Thieves respect property. They merely wish the property to become their property that they may more perfectly respect it.
Science in the modern world has many uses its chief use however is to provide long words to cover the errors of the rich.
I regard golf as an expensive way of playing marbles.
A teacher who is not dogmatic is simply a teacher who is not teaching.
In matters of truth the fact that you don’t want to publish something is nine times out of ten a proof that you ought to publish it.
It is not funny that anything else should fall down only that a man should fall down. Why do we laugh? Because it is a gravely religious matter: it is the Fall of Man. Only man can be absurd: for only man can be dignified.
Democracy means government by the uneducated while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
The trouble with always trying to preserve the health of the body is that it is so difficult to do without destroying the health of the mind.