Nothing is more fairly distributed than common sense. No one thinks he needs more of it than he already has.
All mankind is divided into three classes: those that are immovable, those that are movable, and those that move.
Civilization is a limitless multiplication of unnecessary necessities.
Between two evils, choose neither. Between two goods, choose both.
Cheer up! The worst is yet to come!
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
Charity sees the need, not the cause.
A person never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another's.
Character is not made in a crisis -- it is only exhibited.