The systems that fail are those that rely on the permanency of human nature
The ancient historians gave us delightful fiction in the form of fact; the modern novelist presents us with dull facts under the guise of fiction.
You will always be loved, and you will always be in love with love.
It lies like a leper in purple, it sits like a dead thing smeared with gold.
Those who go beneath the surface do so at their peril. Those who read the symbol do so at their peril.
Oh! I don’t think I would like to catch a sensible man. I shouldn’t know what to talk to him about.
The moon in her chariot of pearl
Good resolutions are useless attempts to interfere with scientific laws. Their origin is pure vanity. Their result is absolutely nil. They give us, now and then, some of those luxurious sterile emotions that have a certain charm for the weak. That
Popularity is the one insult I have never suffered.
A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament.