Some people seem compelled by unkind fate to parental servitude for life. There is no form of penal service worse than this.
A man first quarrels with his father about three-quarters of a year before he is born.
The greatest pleasure of a dog is that you may make a fool of yourself with him, and not only will he not scold you, but he will make a fool of himself, too.
All of the animals except man know that the principal business of life is to enjoy it.
There is no such source of error as the pursuit of absolute truth.
Every man’s work, whether it be literature or music or pictures or anything else, is always a portrait of himself, and the more he tries to conceal himself the more clearly will his character appear in spite of him.
All animals except man know that the principal business of life is to enjoy it.
If the headache would only precede the intoxication, alcoholism would be a virtue.
Life is the art of drawing sufficient conclusions from insufficient premises.
A definition encloses a wilderness of idea within a wall of words.