It is always the best policy to speak the truth, unless, of course, you are an exceptionally good liar.
- Jerome K. Jerome
It is impossible to enjoy idling thoroughly unless one has plenty of work to do.
They never talk about themselves but listen to you while you talk about yourself, and keep up an appearance of being interested in the conversation.
I can see the humorous side of things and enjoy the fun when it comes; but look where I will, there seems to me always more sadness than joy in life.