Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that`s no reason not to give it.
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing; a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The books that everybody admires are those that nobody reads.
The worst government is often the most moral. One composed of cynics is often very tolerant and humane. But when fanatics are on top there is no limit to oppression.
Henry Louis Mencken
You never really know a man until you have divorced him.
Zsa Zsa Gabor
Religion is the fashionable substitute for belief.
Men take only their needs into consideration - never their abilities.
A woman will flirt with anybody in the world as long as other people are looking on.
The only charm of marriage is that it makes a life of deception necessary for both parties.
Don`t worry about avoiding temptation... as you grow older, it will avoid you.
A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal.
Prejudice is the reason of fools.
Friendship, like credit, is highest when it is not used.
Get your facts first, and then you can distort them as much as you please.
In the world there are only two tragedies. One is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it.
The idea that is not dangerous is not worthy of being called an idea at all.
Tolerance is the virtue of the man without convictions.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Where large sums of money are concerned, it is advisable to trust nobody.
The friend is the man who knows all about you, and still likes you.
When a fellow says, "It is not the money but the principle of the thing," it`s the money.
No man would listen to you talk if he didn`t know it was his turn next.
Edgar Watson Howe
What keeps us from abandoning ourselves entirely to one vice, often, is the fact that we have several.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
The people are to be taken in very small doses.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.
Nothing is more conducive to peace of mind than not having any opinion at all.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
If you give me six lines written by the most honest man, I will find something in them to hang him.
Armand de Richelieu
A tear dries quickly when it is shed for troubles of others.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
The doctor sees all the weakness of mankind; the lawyer all the wickedness, the theologian all the stupidity.
The end of the human race will be that it will eventually die of civilization.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Suppose you succeed in breaking the wall with your head. And what, then, will you do in the next cell?
Stanislaw Jerzy Lec
Cynicism is an unpleasant way of saying the truth.
We must believe in luck. For how else can we explain the success of those we don`t like?