Quotes

11 November 2014
Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is far the best ending for one.
11 November 2014
Each of the professions means a prejudice. The necessity for a career forces every one to take sides. We live in the age of the overworked, and the under-educated; the age in which people are so industrious that they become absolutely stupid.
11 November 2014
What a fuss people make about fidelity! Why, even in love it is purely a question for physiology. It has nothing to do with our own will. Young men want to be faithful, and are not; old men want to be faithless, and cannot: that is all one can say.
11 November 2014
A man's face is his autobiography. A woman's face is her work of fiction.
11 November 2014
Through our sunless lanes creeps Poverty with her hungry eyes, and Sin with his sodden face follows close behind her. Misery wakes us in the morning and Shame sits with us at night.
11 November 2014
As long as war is regarded as wicked, it will always have its fascination. When it is looked upon as vulgar, it will cease to be popular.
11 November 2014
It is perfectly monstrous the way people go about nowadays saying things against one behind one's back that are absolutely and entirely true.
11 November 2014
Frank Harris has been received in all the great houses—once!
11 November 2014
I seem to have heard that observation before.... It has all the vitality of error and all the tediousness of an old friend.
11 November 2014
When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving one's self, and one always ends by deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.

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