Born in 1869 / Died in 1942 / United States / English
A blunder at the right moment is better than cleverness at the wrong time.
Of two evils choose the prettier.
Advice is one of those things it is far more blessed to give than to receive.
Youth is a silly, vapid state, Old age with fears and ills is rife; This simple boon I beg of Fate - A thousand years of Middle Life.
A guilty conscience is the mother of invention.
A cynic is a man who looks at the world with a monocle in his mind's eye.
It is the interest one takes in books that makes a library. And if a library have interest it is; if not, it isn't.
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