"We all try to escape pain and death, while we seek what is pleasant."
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"Whenever you are sincerely pleased you are nourished."
"It is the nature of the wise to resist pleasures, but the foolish to be a slave to them."
"Many a man thinks he is buying pleasure, when he is really selling himself to it."
"Pleasure is sweeter as recreation than as a business."
"Life is a long preparation for something that never happens."
"Divide your movements into easy-to-do sections. If you fail, divide again."
"Many people spend more time in planning the wedding than they do in planning the marriage"
"In spite of his practical ability, some of his experience had petrified into maxims and quotations."
"The Republicans stroke platitudes until they purr like epigrams."
"In modern life nothing produces such an effect as a good platitude. It makes the whole world kin."
"The true object of all human life is play. Earth is a task garden; heaven is a playground."
"I'll play with it first and tell you what it is later."
"The number of people that will not go to a show they don't want to see is unlimited."
"One can play comedy, two are required for melodrama, but a tragedy demands three."
"Play needs direction as well as work."
"Playing Shakespeare is really tiring. You never get to sit down, unless you're the king."
"The last act crowns the play."
"If all the year were playing holidays, to sport would be as tedious as to work."
"In order to fully realize how bad a popular play can be, it is necessary to see it twice."
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