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.
Jerome K. Jerome
We are so bound together that no man can labor for himself alone. Each blow he strikes in his own behalf helps to mold the universe.
It is impossible to enjoy idling thoroughly unless one has plenty of work to do.
The weather is like the government, always in the wrong.
It is so pleasant to come across people more stupid than ourselves. We love them at once for being so.
What I am looking for is a blessing not in disguise.
But there, everything has its drawbacks, as the man said when his mother-in-law died, and they came down upon him for the funeral expenses.
Idleness, like kisses, to be sweet must be stolen.