Before the Queen puts her shoes on, a member of the royal household wears them first, to make sure they are comfortable.
“Never read by candlelight anything smaller than the Ace of Clubs.”
“A man who has not read Homer is like a man who has not seen the ocean. There is a great object of which he has no idea.”
“Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally discover everybody’s face but their own.”