To expect the unexpected shows a thoroughly modern intellect.
The imagination imitates. It is the critical spirit that creates.
It is only by not paying one's bills that one can hope to live in the memory of the commercial classes.
This suspense is terrible. I hope it will last.
Some cause happiness wherever they go others whenever they go.
The salesman knows nothing of what he is selling save that he is charging a great deal too much for it.
Now that the House of Commons is trying to become useful it does a great deal of harm.
A little sincerity is a dangerous thing and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal.
In modern life nothing produces such an effect as a good platitude. It makes the whole world kin.
Anybody can be good in the country. There are no temptations there.
The good ended happily and the bad unhappily. That is what fiction means.
When good Americans die they go to Paris.
The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on. It is never of any use to oneself.
Arguments are extremely vulgar for everyone in good society holds exactly the same opinion.
If one plays good music people don't listen and if one plays bad music people don't talk.
If you pretend to be good the world takes you very seriously. If you pretend to be bad it doesn't. Such is the astounding stupidity of optimism.
I always pass on good advice. It is the only thing to do with it. It is never of any use to oneself.
Life is never fair and perhaps it is a good thing for most of us that it is not.
It is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious.
I choose my friends for their good looks my acquaintances for their good characters and my enemies for their intellects. A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies.
It is better to be beautiful than to be good. But... it is better to be good than to be ugly.
I think that God in creating man somewhat overestimated his ability.
I sometimes think that God in creating man somewhat overestimated his ability.
Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future.
Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion enmity worship love but no friendship.