In my age, monsieur, one is never well. Especially on the holidays.
(Michael Cacoyannis (b. 1922), Greek screenwriter. Mme. Hortense (Lila Kedrova), Zorba the Greek, to Basil (Alan Bates) (1964).
Cacoyannis was educated in England and wrote the screenplay in English. Based On The Novel By Nikas Kazantzakis.)
I love every-day senses, every-day wit and entertainment; a man who is only good on holidays, is good for very little.
(Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl Chesterfield (1694-1773), British statesman, man of letters. letter, Nov. 28, 1752, Letters Written by the Late Right Honourable Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl, Earl of Chesterfield, to his Son, Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl, Esq, 5th ed., vol. IV, p. 4, London (1774).
Here Chesterfield uses "senses" to mean "enthusiasms" or "impulses.")