It's a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it.
Quote by William Somerset Maugham
A man who is a politician at forty is a statesman at three score and...
We are not the same persons this year as last; nor are those we love....
It is not wealth one asks for, but just enough to preserve one's dignity, to...
My own belief is that there is hardly anyone whose sexual life, if it were...
The world in general doesn't know what to make of originality; it is startled out...
Perfection has one grave defect: it is apt to be dull.
Love is only the dirty trick played on us to achieve continuation of the species.
Few misfortunes can befall a boy which bring worse consequences than to have a really...
It is an illusion that youth is happy, an illusion of those who have lost...
People ask for criticism, but they only want praise.
The prestige you acquire by being able to tell your friends that you know famous...
Every production of an artist should be the expression of an adventure of his soul.
Beauty is an ecstasy; it is as simple as hunger. There is really nothing to...
I can imagine no more comfortable frame of mind for the conduct of life than...
Tolerance is only another name for indifference
There are two good things in life freedom of thought and freedom of action
Love is what happens to a man and woman who don't know each other
Sentimentality is only sentiment that rubs you up the wrong way
Sentiment is intellectualized emotion; emotion precipitated, as it were, in pretty crystals by the fancy