Shakespeare appreciated the value of lovely costumes in adding picturesqueness to poetry, but he saw how important costume is as a means of producing certain dramatic effects.
Show respect for age. Drink good scotch for a change. The old believe everything: the middle-aged suspect everything: the young know everything.
If one plays good music, people don't listen, and if one plays bad music people don't talk.
The tragedy of growing old is not that one is old but that one is young.
Sincerity is the last refuge of the shallow.
Secret to remain young is to have an inordinate passion for pleasure.