Quotes

11 November 2014
I know, of course, how important it is not to keep a business engagement, if one wants to retain any sense of the beauty of life.
11 November 2014
Vulgarity is simply the conduct of other people.
11 November 2014
The sick do not ask if the hand that smoothes their pillow is pure, nor the dying care if the lips that touch their brow have known the kiss of sin.
11 November 2014
In a very ugly and sensible age, the arts borrow, not from life, but from each other.
11 November 2014
It is grossly selfish to require of one's neighbour that he should think in the same way, and hold the same opinions. Why should he? If he can think, he will probably think differently. If he cannot think, it is monstrous to require thought of any kind from him.
11 November 2014
I don't like Switzerland; it has produced nothing but theologians and waiters.
11 November 2014
Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people by the people for the people.
11 November 2014
Nowadays people know the price of everything and the value of nothing.
11 November 2014
In America the young are always ready to give to those who are older than themselves the full benefits of their inexperience.
11 November 2014
The truth is rarely pure and never simple. Modern life would be very tedious if it were either, and modern literature a complete impossibility!

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