Woman begins by resisting a man's advances and ends by blocking his retreat.
Children have a natural antipathy to books - handicraft should be the basis of education. Boys and girls should be taught to use their hands to make something, and they would be less apt to destroy and be mischievous.
When good Americans die they go to Paris.
Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people by the people for the people.
Ambition is the last refuge of failure.
When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life; now that I am old I know that it is.
Memory is the diary that we all carry about with us.
Hearts live by being wounded.
My great mistake, the fault for which I can't forgive myself, is that one day I ceased my obstinate pursuit of my own individuality.
I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train.
It is because Humanity has never known where it was going that it has been able to find its way.
Nothing looks so like innocence as an indiscretion.
Morality is simply the attitude we adopt towards people whom we personally dislike.
If you think nobody cares if you're alive,try missing a couple of car payments
A red rose is not selfish because it wants to be a red rose. It would be horribly selfish if it wanted all the other flowers in the garden to be both red and roses.