A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use...
Few parents nowadays pay any regard to what their children say to them. The old...
Memory is the diary that we all carry about with us
Women have a wonderful instinct about things. They can discover everything except the obvious.
Anybody can make history; only a great man can write it
Good taste is the excuse I've always given for leading such a bad life.
Each of the professions means a prejudice. The necessity for a career forces every one...
In all matters of opinion, our adversaries are insane.
The typewriting machine, when played with expression, is no more annoying than the piano when...
Women are never disarmed by compliments. Men always are. That is the difference between the...
Alas, I am dying beyond my means.
Faithfulness is to the emotional life what consistency is to the life of the intellect...
The critic has to educate the public; the artist has to educate the critic.
From the point of view of literature Mr. Kipling is a genius who drops his...
Temperament is the primary requisite for the critic - a temperament exquisitely susceptible to beauty,...
Religions die when they are proved to be true. Science is the record of dead...
Action is the last resource of those who know not how to dream.
The good ended happily, and the bad unhappily. That is what fiction means.
These days man knows the price of everything, but the value of nothing.
Man can believe the impossible, but man can never believe the improbable.