My family pride is something inconceivable. I can't help it. I was born sneering.
— William Gilbert
And I always voted at my party's call, and I never thought of thinking for myself at all.
He combines the manners of a Marquis with the morals of a Methodist.
No one can have a higher opinion of him than I have, and I think he's a dirty little beast.
Man is nature's sole mistake.
Philosophy is for the few.
I always voted at my party's call, and I never thought of thinking for myself at all.
When everyone is somebody, then no one's anybody.
We will hang you, never fear, Most politely, most politely.
In the discovery of secret things and in the investigation of hidden causes, stronger reasons are obtained from sure experiments and demonstrated arguments than from probable conjectures and the opinions of philosophical speculators of the common sort.
The House of Peers, throughout the war, did nothing in particular, and did it very well.
If you wish in this world to advance your merits you're bound to enhance; You must stir it and stump it, and blow your own trumpet, Or, trust me, you haven't a chance.
You have no idea what a poor opinion I have of myself and how little I deserve it.