Progress is impossible without change and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
What Englishman will give his mind to politics as long as he can afford to keep a motor car?
The things most people want to know about are usually none of their business.
If all the economists were laid end to end they'd never reach a conclusion.
I am afraid we must make the world honest before we can honestly say to our children that honesty is the best policy.
The best place to find God is in a garden. You can dig for him there.
If you can't get rid of the skeleton in your closet you'd best teach it to dance.
Only on paper has humanity yet achieved glory beauty truth knowledge virtue and abiding love.
Beauty is all very well at first sight but who ever looks at it when it has been in the house three days?
The art of government is the organisation of idolatry.
You use a glass mirror to see your face you use works of art to see your soul.
She had lost the art of conversation but not unfortunately the power of speech.
A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly science into superstition and art into pedantry. Hence University education.
Without art the crudeness of reality would make the world unbearable.
Marriage is an alliance entered into by a man who can't sleep with the window shut and a woman who can't sleep with the window open.
Every man over forty is a scoundrel.