In this world there are two tragedies. One is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it. The last is much the worst.
Nowadays most people die of a sort of creeping common sense, and discover when it is too late that the only things one never regrets are one's mistakes.
He thinks like a Tory, and talks like a Radical, and that's so important nowadays.
Civilisation is not by any means an easy thing to attain to. There are only two ways by which man can reach it. One is by being cultured, the other by being corrupt.
All charming people, I fancy, are spoiled. It is the secret of their attraction.
On an occasion of this kind it becomes more than a moral duty to speak one's mind. It becomes a pleasure.
She lacks the indefinable charm of weakness.
He to whom the present is the only thing that is present, knows nothing of the age in which he lives.
If you are not too long, I will wait here for you all my life.
Man can believe the impossible, but man can never believe the improbable.