A man's face is his autobiography. A woman's face is her work of fiction.
Work is the curse of the drinking classes.
All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That's his.
Women are made to be loved not understood.
As long as war is regarded as wicked it will always have its fascination. When it is looked upon as vulgar it will cease to be popular.
The truth is rarely pure and never simple.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask and he will tell you the truth.
I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train.
Children begin by loving their parents after a time they judge them rarely if ever do they forgive them.
The typewriting machine when played with expression is no more annoying than the piano when played by a sister or near relation.
If there was less sympathy in the world there would be less trouble in the world.
I suppose society is wonderfully delightful. To be in it is merely a bore. But to be out of it is simply a tragedy.
Society exists only as a mental concept in the real world there are only individuals.
If one could only teach the English how to talk and the Irish how to listen society here would be quite civilized.
Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement.
Success is a science if you have the conditions you get the result.
It is a very sad thing that nowadays there is so little useless information.
Deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.
A poet can survive everything but a misprint.
All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling.
Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious.
There is only one class in the community that thinks more about money than the rich and that is the poor. The poor can think of nothing else.
Women are never disarmed by compliments. Men always are. That is the difference between the sexes.
Men marry because they are tired women because they are curious both are disappointed.
One's happiness depends less on what he knows than on what he feels.