"Nothing so needs reforming as other people's habits.
I can live for a month or two on a good compliment.
I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.
Civilization is a limitless multiplication of unnecessary necessities.
The man who does not read ... has no advantage over the man who can't.
Always do right; this will gratify some people, and astonish the rest.
Get the facts first, and then you can distort them as much as you please."