Love is the most terrible, and also the most generous of the passions; it is the only one which includes in its dreams the happiness of someone else.
Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns; I am thankful that thorns have roses.
Many people think that virtue consists of severity towards others.
If we are to abolish the death penalty, I should like to see the first step taken by my friends the murderers.
If men knew all that women think, they would be twenty times more audacious.
I gather from a lawyer that there was a rehearsal yesterday. We haven't a hope. I know the presiding judge too: I've had the misfortune to sleep with his wife. He was specially picked.
Every man has three characters: That which he exhibits, that which he has, and that which he thinks he has.
Love in marriage should be the accomplishment of a beautiful dream, and not, as it too often is, the end.
Uncertainty is the worst of all evils until the moment when reality makes us regret uncertainty.