Monkeys are superior to men in this: when a monkey looks into a mirror, he sees a monkey.
The flower is a jumble of thighs, the sun's harem – the most oriental thing imaginable.
Animals awaken, first facially, then bodily. Men's bodies wake before their faces do. The animal sleeps within its body, man sleeps with his body in his mind.
Our expression and our words never coincide, which is why the animals don't understand us.
We sometimes laugh from ear to ear, but it would be impossible for a smile to be wider than the distance between our eyes.
A women knows how to keep quiet when she is in the right, whereas a man, when he is in the right, will keep on talking.
The mind gets distracted in all sorts of ways. The heart is its own exclusive concern and diversion.
The man who can make others laugh secures more votes for a measure than the man who forces them to think.