Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live.
"The condition of perfection is idleness: the aim of perfection is youth."
Arguments are extremely vulgar, for everyone in good society holds exactly the same opinion.
Arguments are to be avoided; they are always vulgar and often convincing.
I dislike arguments of any kind. They are always vulgar, and often convincing.
Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter.
I hope you have not been leading a double life, pretending to be wicked and being really good all the time. That would be hypocrisy.
I can stand brute force, but brute reason is quite unbearable. There is something unfair about its use. It is hitting below the intellect.
We live in an age when unnecessary things are our only necessities.
They spoil every romance by trying to make it last forever
Men always want to be a woman's first love. That is their clumsy vanity. We women have a more subtle instinct about things. What we like is to be a man's last romance
To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance
Men always want to be a woman's first love. Women have a more subtle instinct: What they like is to be a man's last romance.
Men always want to be a woman's first love. Women like to be a man's last romance.
They spoil every romance by trying to make it last forever.