Young men want to be faithful and are not; old men want to be faithless and cannot.
The tragedy of old age is not that one is old, but that one is young.
More women grow old nowadays through the faithfulness of their admirers than through anything else.
The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on; it is never of any use to oneself.
When the gods wish to punish us they answer our prayers.
Work is the refuge of people who have nothing better to do.
Actions are the first tragedies in life, words are the second. Words are perhaps the worst. Words are merciless.
The difference between journalism and literature is that journalism is unreadable and literature is not read.
When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life; now that I am old I know that it is.
I can resist everything except temptation.