Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
Life should be great rather than long.
In the end, everything is a gag.
Too much of a good thing can be wonderful!
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
A man who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
The more I see, the less I know for sure.
Diamonds are a girls best friend.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up.
You can find the entire cosmos lurking in its least remarkable objects.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.