A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.
In the wild struggle for existance, we want to have something that endures, and so we fill our minds with rubbish and facts, in the silly hope of keeping our place.
Vulgarity is simply the conduct of other people.
Vulgarity is the conduct of other people, just as falsehoods are the truths of other people
Whatever harsh criticisms may be passed on the construction of her sentences, she at least possesses that one touch of vulgarity that makes the whole world kin.
As long as war is looked upon as wicked, it will always have its fascination. When it is looked on as vulgar, it will cease to be popular.
Death and vulgarity are the only two facts in the nineteenth century that one cannot explain away.
Nothing is so aggravating than calmness.
With an evening coat and a white tie, anybody, even a stockbroker, can gain a reputation for being civilized
The well-bred contradict other people. The wise contradict themselves.
It is better to be beautiful than to be good. But ... it is better to be good than to be ugly.
Football is all very well a good game for rough girls, but not for delicate boys.
I have said to you to speak the truth is a painful thing. To be forced to tell lies is much worse.
To me, Beauty is the wonder of wonders…It is only shallow people who do not judge by appearances.
Thinking is the most unhealthy thing in the world, and people die of it just as they die of any other disease. Fortunately, in England at any rate, thought is not catching. Our splendid physique as a people is entirely due to our national stupidity.