Marry a beautiful woman to be envied, a clever woman to be fascinated, and a thrifty woman to be happy.
The impeccably credentialed are always loyal to the reigning order.
When reading fiction, ask which of the villains you resemble.
Mute inglorious Miltons, flowers born to blush unseen and waste their sweetness on the desert air, are extinct, and I miss them.
Men form alliances first not to be stolen from, and then to steal.
One reads so as not to believe everything one reads.
Journalists, like certain aboriginal tribes, count one, two, many.
If you repress thought sufficiently you need not repress speech.
We are what we fear to appear to be.
All appears as it would if it were what it is.