Imagination grows by exercise, and contrary to common belief, is more powerful in the mature than in the young.
Quote by William Somerset Maugham
Beauty is an ecstasy; it is as simple as hunger. There is really nothing to...
Perfection has one grave defect: it is apt to be dull.
You can do anything in this world if you are prepared to take the consequences
Men are passionate, men are weak, men are stupid, men are pitiful; to bring to...
Words have weight, sound and appearance; it is only by considering these that you can...
Beauty is a bit of a bore.
It is an illusion that youth is happy, an illusion of those who have lost...
The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic and self-complacent is...
I would sooner read a timetable or a catalog than nothing at all.
It's a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best,...
To write simply is as difficult as to be good
Dying is a very dull, dreary affair. And my advice to you is to have...
It is well to remember that grammar is common speech formulated
Have common sense and stick to the point.
Old age has its pleasures, which, though different, are not less than the pleasures of...
The ability to quote is a serviceable substitute for wit.
American women expect to find in their husbands a perfection that English women only hope...
It is salutary to train oneself to be no more affected by censure than by...
Fool's praise is censure
In heaven I yearn for knowledge, account all else inanity; On earth I confess an...