She had a pretty gift for quotation, which is a serviceable substitute for wit.
Quote by William Somerset Maugham
It's a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best,...
Sentimentality is only sentiment that rubs you up the wrong way
Perfection has one grave defect: it is apt to be dull.
American women expect to find in their husbands a perfection that English women only hope...
The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic and self-complacent is...
I can imagine no more comfortable frame of mind for the conduct of life than...
I don't know why it is that the religious never ascribe common sense to God
Beauty is something wonderful and strange that the artist fashions out of the chaos of...
There are two good things in life freedom of thought and freedom of action
Old age has its pleasures, which, though different, are not less than the pleasures of...
It is salutary to train oneself to be no more affected by censure than by...
When people say they do not care what others think of them, for the most...
The love that lasts the longest is the love that is never returned.
It is well known that Beauty does not look with a good grace on the...
People ask for criticism, but they only want praise.
You are not angry with people when you laugh at them. Humor teaches them tolerance.
You know, of course, that the Tasmanians, who never committed adultery, are now extinct
Nothing is more pleasurable than to sit in the shade, sip gin and contemplate other...
Dont go looking for pancakes when you have flapjacks at home.
Guilt and no guilt: these were the worst things. The only thing worse than the...
When a girl is in love, she offers sex. When a guy wants sex, he...