Work consists of whatever a body is obliged to do. Play consists of whatever a body is not obliged to do.
It is easier to stay out than get out.
Thunder is good, thunder is impressive
The rule is perfect: in all matters of opinion our adversaries are insane.
A person with a new idea is a crank until the idea succeeds.
Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities. Truth isn't.
Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.
It's no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense.
There are times when one would like to hang the whole human race, and finish the farce.
Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand.
Better a broken promise than none at all.
A person who won't read has no advantage over one who can't read.