I always pass on good advice. It is the only thing to do with it. It is never of any use to oneself.
In modern life nothing produces such an effect as a good platitude. It makes the whole world kin.
Women are never disarmed by compliments. Men always are. That is the difference between the sexes.
The moment you think you understand a great work of art, it's dead for you.
In all matters of opinion, our adversaries are insane.
The critic has to educate the public; the artist has to educate the critic.
The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
What we have to do, what at any rate it is our duty to do, is to revive the old art of Lying.
Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance.
The only way to get rid of temptation is to yield to it... I can resist everything but temptation.
This suspense is terrible. I hope it will last.
Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative.
I am not young enough to know everything.
He has no enemies, but is intensely disliked by his friends.
There is always something infinitely mean about other people's tragedies.
Anybody can be good in the country. There are no temptations there.
Women are never disarmed by compliments. Men always are. That is the difference between the two sexes.
There are many things that we would throw away if we were not afraid that others might pick them up.
The cynic knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament.
I think that God, in creating man, somewhat overestimated his ability.
A man's face is his autobiography. A woman's face is her work of fiction.
I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train.