The one charm about marriage is that it makes a life of deception absolutely necessary for both parties.
It is a dangerous thing to reform anyone.
Musical people always want one to be perfectly dumb at the very moment when one is longing to be perfectly deaf.
You know what a woman's curiosity is
How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she were a perfectly normal human being.
I always pass on good advice. It's the only thing to do with it. It is never any use to oneself.
I can believe anything provided it is incredible.
Man can believe the impossible, but can never believe the improbable.
Between the optimist and the pessimist, the difference is droll. The optimist sees the doughnut; the pessimist the hole!
If you pretend to be good, the world takes you very seriously. If you pretend to be bad, it doesn't. Such is the astounding stupidity of optimism.
All charming people, I fancy, are spoiled. It is the secret of their attraction.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing worth knowing can be taught.
She wore far too much rouge last night and not quite enough clothes. That is always a sign of despair in a woman.
Children begin by loving their parents; as they grow older they judge them; sometimes they forgive them.
Woman begins by resisting a man's advances and ends by blocking his retreat.