The trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit.
Quote by Moliere
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Love is often the fruit of marriage.
Writing is like prostitution. First you do it for love, and then for a few close friends, and then for money.
A wise man is superior to any insults which can be put upon him, and the best reply to unseemly behavior is patience and moderation.
If you suppress grief too much, it can well redouble.
A lover tries to stand in well with the pet dog of the house.
Ah! how annoying that the law doesn't allow a woman to change husbands just as one does shirts.
We die only once, and for such a long time.
All the ills of mankind, all the tragic misfortunes that fill the history books, all the political blunders, all the failures of the great leaders have arisen merely from a lack of skill at dancing.
He who follows his lessons tastes a profound peace, and looks upon everybody as a bunch of manure.
Some of the most famous books are the least worth reading. Their fame was due to their having done something that needed to be doing in their day. The work is done and the virtue of the book has expired.
The state comes into existence for the sake of life and continues to exist for the sake of good life.
The truth does not require a majority to prevail, ladies and gentlemen. The truth is its own power. The truth will out. Never forget that.
Americans are terrified because so many of them have been laid off in recent years and months and they fear that they may be next. Even if they have not been laid off or have not known anyone laid off, they definitely know someone who has lost his home.
Everyone can write, but not everyone can be a poet.
If I designed a computer with 200 chips, I tried to design it with 150. And then I would try to design it with 100. I just tried to find every trick I could in life to design things real tiny.
I think when you spread the wealth around it's good for everybody.
You go back to those films of the '40s and '50s and hear the dialogue, the way the people played off each other - the wordplay. I think we've really lost that in movies.
We should not fret for what is past, nor should we be anxious about the future men of discernment deal only with the present moment.
Politics is about the improvement of people's lives. It's about advancing the cause of peace and justice in our country and the world. Politics is about doing well for the people.
Knowledge can be communicated, but wisdom cannot. A man can find it, he can live it, he can be filled and sustained by it, but he cannot utter or teach it.