The mind of man is like a clock that is always running down, and requires to be constantly wound up.
A gentle word, a kind look, a good-natured smile can work wonders and accomplish miracles.
Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps; for he is the only animal that is struck with the difference between what things are, and what they ought to be.
Wit is the salt of conversation, not the food.
Dandyism is a variety of genius.
The more we do, the more we can do.