The life of nations no less than that of men is lived largely in the imagination.
Less is always more. The best language is silence. We live in a time of a terrible inflation of words, and it is worse than the inflation of money.
(Eduardo Galeano said)
What people say behind your back is your standing in the community in which you live.
(Edgar Watson Howe said)
If you resolve to give up smoking, drinking and loving, you don’t actually live longer; it just seems longer.
(Clement Freud said)
If you are poor, you are not likely to live long.