Life is far too important a thing ever to talk seriously about.
Whenever people agree with me I always feel I must be wrong.
We are each our own devil, and we make this world our hell.
A man’s face is his autobiography. A woman’s face is her work of fiction.
Crying is for plain women. Pretty women go shopping.
The only way to get rid of temptation is to yield to it.
Quotation is a serviceable substitute for wit.
All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does, and that is his.
To define is to limit.
Those who find ugly meanings in beautiful things are corrupt without being charming. This is a fault. Those who find beautiful meanings in beautiful things are the cultivated. For these there is hope. They are the elect to whom beautiful things mean only Beauty. There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well written, or badly written. That is all.