The dead being the majority it is a natural thing that we should have more friends among these than among the living.
A hen is only an egg's way of making another egg.
Men are seldom more commonplace than on supreme occasions.
We can only proselytize fresh meat, putrid meat begins to have strong convictions of its own.
Work with some men is as besetting a sin as idleness.
From a worldly point of view, there is no mistake so great as that of being always right.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
Silence and tact may or may not be the same thing.
Opinions have vested interests just as men have.
Morality is the custom of one's country and the current feeling of one's peers. Cannibalism is moral in a cannibal country.