Men are passionate, men are weak, men are stupid, men are pitiful; to bring to bear on them anything so tremendous as the wrath of God seems strangely inept
Quote by William Somerset Maugham
What makes old age hard to bear is not the failing of one's faculties, mental...
She had a pretty gift for quotation, which is a serviceable substitute for wit.
Tradition is a guide and not a jailer
Beauty is a bit of a bore.
A man marries to have a home, but also because he doesn't want to be...
If people waited to know one another before they married, the world wouldn't be so...
A woman can forgive a man for the harm he does her, but she can...
Life is change. Growth is optional. Choose wisely.
Perfection has one grave defect: it is apt to be dull.
Words have weight, sound and appearance; it is only by considering these that you can...
A good marriage is the exception that proves who rules.
To write simply is as difficult as to be good
We are not the same persons this year as last; nor are those we love....
I would sooner read a timetable or a catalog than nothing at all.
American women expect to find in their husbands a perfection that English women only hope...
If you don't change your beliefs, your life will be like this forever. Is that...
Money is like a sixth sense - and you can't make use of the 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