To many, no doubt, he will seem to be somewhat blatant and bumptious, but we prefer to regard him as being simply British.
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
Must we really see Chicago in order to be educated?
The mind of the thoroughly well-informed man is a dreadful thing. It is like a bric-à-brac shop, all monsters and dust, with everything priced above its proper value.
All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling. To be natural is to be obvious, and to be obvious is to be inartistic.
We can have in life but one great experience at best, and the secret of life is to reproduce that experience as often as possible.
Personality must be accepted for what it is. You mustn't mind that a poet is a drunk, rather that drunks are not always poets.
I adore simple pleasures. They are the last refuge of the complex.
Oh, duty is what one expects from others, it is not what one does oneself.
I love London society! I think it has immensely improved. It is entirely composed now of beautiful idiots and brilliant lunatics. Just what Society should be.