“A man who has no office to go to – I don’t care who he is – is a trial of which you can have no conception. “

“Few people think more than two or three times a year; I have made an international reputation for myself by thinking once a week.”

“People become attached to their burdens sometimes more than the burdens are attached to them.”

“People become attached to their burdens sometimes more than the burdens are attached to them.”

“We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.”

“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. “

“My situation is a solemn one. Life is offered to me on condition of eating beefsteaks. But death is better than cannibalism. My will contains directions for my funeral, which will be followed not by mourning coaches, but by oxen, sheep, flocks of poultry, and a small traveling aquarium of live fish, all wearing white […]