I am not young enough to know everything.
Ambition it is the last infirmity of noble minds.
We are all failures at least, all the best of us are.
God gave us our memories so that we might have roses in December.
That is ever the way. Tis all jealousy to the bride and good wishes to the corpse.
Every time a child says I don't believe in fairies there is a fairy somewhere that falls down dead.
His lordship may compel us to be equal upstairs, but there will never be equality in the servants' hall.
You must have been warned against letting the golden hours slip by. Yes, but some of them are golden only because we let them slip.
I know not, sir whether Bacon wrote the works of Shakespeare, but if he did not it seems to me that he missed the opportunity of his life.
It's a sort of bloom on a woman. If you have it, you don't need to have anything else; and if you don't have it, it doesn't much matter what else you have.