The real tragedy of life is to learn that it is not really tragic.
It is advisable that all men should marry, since otherwise they might be so happy in this colorful world that getting to heaven would not particularly tempt them. Thus is matrimony a bulwark of religion.
I am so hopelessly light-minded that I cannot refrain from being rational even in matters which concern me personally - and this, of course, no normal being ever thinks of doing.
I appear to have taken a sudden dislike to the universe. It is probably my liver.
(Gallantry; The Certain Hour)