How pleasant it is for a father to sit at his child's board. It is like an aged man reclining under the shadow of an oak which he has planted.
Man was born to live either in a state of distracting inquietude or of lethargic disgust.
Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe.
Everything is not as good as in El-Dorado; but everything is not so bad.
We are all full of weakness and errors; let us mutually pardon each other our follies.
Miss, you are seventy-two percent noble and don't have a cent. Whether or not you marry the greatest lord in South America - who has an extraordinarily handsome mustache - is entirely up to you.