The best way to be boring is to leave nothing out.
Common sense is not so common.
Each player must accept the cards life deals him or her: but once they are in hand, he or she alone must decide how to play the cards in order to win the game.
I do not agree with what you have to say, but I’ll defend to the death your right to say it.
Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to pass quickly through them. The longer we dwell on our misfortunes, the greater is their power to harm us.
All men are born with a nose and ten fingers, but no one was born with a knowledge of God.
All styles are good except the tiresome kind.
All the reasonings of men are not worth one sentiment of women.
Anyone who has the power to make you believe absurdities has the power to make you commit injustices.
Better is the enemy of good.
Business is the salt of life.
Divorce is probably of nearly the same date as marriage. I believe, however, that marriage is some weeks the more ancient.
Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.
Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe.
Fear follows crime and is its punishment.
Friendship is the marriage of the soul, and this marriage is liable to divorce.
God is a comedian, playing to an audience too afraid to laugh.
God is not on the side of the big battalions, but on the side of those who shoot best.
He is a hard man who is only just, and a sad one who is only wise.
He was a great patriot, a humanitarian, a loyal friend; provided, of course, he really is dead.