Quotations by Author


Don't appear so scholarly, pray. Humanize your talk, and speak to be understood.

If everyone were clothed with integrity, if every heart were just, frank, kindly, the other virtues would be well-nigh useless.

If you make yourself understood, you're always speaking well

It is not only for what we do that we are held responsible, but also for what we do not do.

One ought to look a good deal at oneself before thinking of condemning others.

Perfect reason flees all extremity, and leads one to be wise with sobriety.

The duty of comedy is to correct men by amusing them.