A man never tells you anything until you contradict him.
It is not true that men can be divided into absolutely honest persons and absolutely dishonest ones. Our honesty varies with the strain put on it.
When a man of normal habits is ill, everyone hastens to assure him that he is going to recover. When a vegetarian is ill (which fortunately very seldom happens), everyone assures him that he is going to die, and that they told him so, and that it serves him right. They implore him to take at least a little gravy, so as to give himself a chance of lasting out the night.
A mind of the calibre of mine cannot derive its nutriment from cows.
The whole strength of England lies in the fact that the enormous majority of the English people are snobs.
An Englishman thinks he is moral when he is only uncomfortable.
England and America are two countries separated by a common language.
Property is organized robbery.
Dancing: The vertical expression of a horizontal desire legalized by music.
Beauty is a short-lived tyranny.
If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.
The government who robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.
The secret of forgiving everything is to understand nothing
You are going to let the fear of poverty govern your life and your reward will be that you will eat, but you will not live.
The art of government is the organization of idolatry