Doubt is not a pleasant condition but certainty is an absurd one.
Common sense is not so common.
Man is free at the moment he wishes to be.
The public is a ferocious beast — one must either chain it up or flee from it.
To succeed in the world it is not enough to be stupid, you must also be well-mannered.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: “O Lord, make my enemies ridiculous.” And God granted it.
[Optimism is] the obstinacy of maintaining that everything is best when it is worst.
When it is a question of money, everyone is of the same religion.