The secret to good writing is to use small words for big ideas, not to use big words for small ideas.
Simplicity is the highest goal, achievable when you have overcome all difficulties.
The reward for work well done is the opportunity to do more.
Give me but one firm spot on which to stand, and I will move the earth
wine is the head of all obstinance and a fine solvent of human brains
Life is so hard. Sometimes I think it's the hardest thing there is.
No man is a failure who has friends.
Life would be tolerable but for its amusements
any decent answer to an interesting question begins, "it depends..."
A slavish bondage to parents cramps every faculty of the mind