It is an undoubted truth, that the less one has to do, the less time one finds to do it in.
A novel must be exceptionally good to live as long as the average cat.
Never seem more learned than the people you are with. Wear your learning like a pocket watch and keep it hidden. Do not pull it out to count the hours, but give the time when you are asked.
In seeking wisdom thou art wise; in imagining that thou hast attained it - thou art a fool.
If you are not in fashion, you are nobody.
Most people enjoy the inferiority of their best friends.