The public have an insatiable curiosity to know everything, except what is worth knowing
Questions are never indiscreet: answers sometimes are.
The books that the world calls immoral are the books that show the world its own shame.
Education is...[A process] which makes one rogue cleverer than another.
The condition of perfection is idleness: the aim of perfection is youth.
Religion is the fashionable substitute for belief
Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go
Ridicule is the tribute paid to the genius by the mediocrities.
Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a mans last romance.
The world has grown suspicious of anything that looks like a happily married life.
It takes a thoroughly good woman to do a thoroughly stupid thing
I like men who have a future and women who have a past
The past is of no importance. The present is of no importance. It is with the future that we have to deal. For the past is what man should not have been. The present is what man ought not to be. The future is what artists are.
When a man has once loved a woman he will do anything for her except continue to love her.
Young men want to be faithful, and are not; old men want to be faithless, and cannot.