He has no enemies but is intensely disliked by his friends.
An excellent man he has no enemies and none of his friends like him.
True friends stab you in the front.
The public is wonderfully tolerant. It forgives everything except genius.
Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much.
I want my food dead. Not sick not dying dead.
Fathers should be neither seen nor heard. That is the only proper basis for family life.
Ambition is the last refuge of the failure.
Experience is one thing you can't get for nothing.
Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
Education is an admirable thing but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.
Biography lends to death a new terror.
One can survive everything nowadays except death and live down everything except a good reputation.
Death and vulgarity are the only two facts in the nineteenth century that one cannot explain away.
Do you really think it is weakness that yields to temptation? I tell you that there are terrible temptations which it requires strength strength and courage to yield to.
Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship and it is far the best ending for one.
I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best.
There is something terribly morbid in the modern sympathy with pain. One should sympathise with the colour the beauty the joy of life. The less said about life's sores the better.
Morality is simply the attitude we adopt towards people whom we personally dislike.
What we have to do what at any rate it is our duty to do is to revive the old art of Lying.
It is only an auctioneer who can equally and impartially admire all schools of art.
The moment you think you understand a great work of art it's dead for you.
All art is quite useless.
It is through art and through art only that we can realise our perfection.