Quotes

11 November 2014
I dislike modern memoirs. They are generally written by people who have either entirely lost their memories, or have never done anything worth remembering.
11 November 2014
As long as a woman can look ten years younger than her own daughter, she is perfectly satisfied.
11 November 2014
Wickedness is a myth invented by good people to account for the curious attractiveness of others.
11 November 2014
In fact, the whole of Japan is a pure invention. There is no such country, there are no such people.... The Japanese people are ... simply a mode of style, an exquisite fancy of art.
11 November 2014
The American father ... is never seen in London. He passes his life entirely in Wall Street and communicates with his family once a month by means of a telegram in cipher.
11 November 2014
There is no such thing as morality or immorality in thought. There is immoral emotion.
11 November 2014
Thirty-five is a very attractive age. London society is full of women of the highest birth who have, of their own free choice, remained thirty-five for years.
11 November 2014
Talk to every woman as if you loved her, and to every man as if he bored you, and at the end of your first season you will have the reputation of possessing the most perfect social tact.
11 November 2014
The Bostonians take their learning too sadly: culture with them is an accomplishment rather than an atmosphere; their "Hub," as they call it, is the paradise of prigs.
11 November 2014
After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one's own relations.

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