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A man marries to have a home, but also because he doesn't want to be b...   Marriage
An unfortunate thing about this world is that the good habits are much...   Life
Any nation that thinks more of its ease and comfort than its freedom w...   Life
Anyone can tell the truth, but only very few of us can make epigrams.   Life
Beauty is an ecstasy; it is as simple as hunger. There is really nothi...   Life
Considering how foolishly people act and how pleasantly they prattle, ...   Life
Death doesn't affect the living because it has not happened yet. Death...   Life
Death is a very dull, dreary affair, and my advice to you is to have n...   Death
Every production of an artist should be the expression of an adventure...   Life
Excess on occasion is exhilarating. It prevents moderation from acquir...   Life
Few misfortunes can befall a boy which bring worse consequence than to...   Life
Habits in writing as in life are only useful if they are broken as soo...   Life
Have common sense and stick to the point.   Life
I do not believe they are right who say that the defects of famous men...   Life
I made up my mind long ago that life was too short to do anything for ...   Life
I would sooner read a time-table or a catalogue than nothing at all. T...   Life
I'll give you my opinion of the human race in a nutshell... their hear...   Life
If a nation values anything more than freedom, it will lose its freedo...   Life
If you don't change your beliefs, your life will be like this forever....   Life
If you want to eat well in England, eat three breakfasts.   Life
Imagination grows by exercise, and contrary to common belief, is more ...   Life
Impropriety is the soul of wit.   Life
In Hollywood, the women are all peaches. It makes one long for an appl...   Life
In the country the darkness of night is friendly and familiar, but in ...   Life
It is a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but t...   Life
It is an illusion that youth is happy, an illusion of those who have l...   Life
It is not true that suffering ennobles the character; happiness does t...   Life
It is not wealth one asks for, but just enough to preserve one's digni...   Life
It is salutary to train oneself to be no more affected by censure than...   Life
It is unsafe to take your reader for more of a fool than he is.   Life
It seems that the creative faculty and the critical faculty cannot exi...   Life
It was such a lovely day I thought it a pity to get up.   Life
It wasn't until late in life that I discovered how easy it is to say "...   Life
It's a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but th...   Life
It's no good trying to keep up old friendships. It's painful for both ...   Life
It's very hard to be a gentleman and a writer.   Life
Let us develop the resources of our land, call forth its powers, build...   Life
Like all weak men he laid an exaggerated stress on not changing one's ...   Life
Love is only a dirty trick played on us to achieve continuation of the...   Love
Marriage is a very good thing, but I think it's a mistake to make a ha...   Life
Men have an extraordinarily erroneous opinion of their position in nat...   Life
Money is like a sixth sense without which you cannot make a complete u...   Life
Money is the string with which a sardonic destiny directs the motions ...   Life
My own belief is that there is hardly anyone whose sexual life, if it ...   Life
No gray hairs streak my soul, no grandfatherly fondness there! I shake...   Life
Old age has its pleasures, which, though different, are not less than ...   Life
Old age is ready to undertake tasks that youth shirked because they wo...   Life
Only a mediocre person is always at his best.   Life
People ask for criticism, but they only want praise.   Life
Perfection has one grave defect: it is apt to be dull.   Life
Perfection is a trifle dull. It is not the least of life's ironies tha...   Life
Sentimentality is the only sentiment that rubs you the wrong way.   Life
She had a pretty gift for quotation, which is a serviceable substitute...   Life
She plunged into a sea of platitudes, and with the powerful breast str...   Life
The ability to quote is a serviceable substitute for wit.   Life
The artist produces for the liberation of his soul. It is his nature t...   Life
The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotis...   Success
The crown of literature is poetry.   Life
The essence of the beautiful is unity in variety.   Life
The great American novel has not only already been written, it has alr...   Life
The great critic must be a philosopher, for from philosophy he will le...   Life
The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned.   Life
The most useful thing about a principle is that it can always be sacri...   Life
The trouble with young writers is that they are all in their sixties.   Life
The world in general doesn't know what to make of originality; it is s...   Life
The world is quickly bored by the recital of misfortune, and willing a...   Life
The writer is more concerned to know than to judge.   Life
The writer of prose can only step aside when the poet passes.   Life
There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, no one knows...   Life
There are three rules for writing the novel. Unfortunately, no one kno...   Life
There are two good things in life - freedom of thought and freedom of ...   Life
There is no explanation for evil. It must be looked upon as a necessar...   Life
Things were easier for the old novelists who saw people all of a piece...   Life
To eat well in England, you should have a breakfast three times a day.   Life
Tolerance is another word for indifference.   Life
Tradition is a guide and not a jailer.   Life
We are not the same persons this year as last; nor are those we love. ...   Love
We have long passed the Victorian Era when asterisks were followed aft...   Life
We know our friends by their defects rather than by their merits.   Life
We learn resignation not by our own suffering, but by the suffering of...   Life
What has influenced my life more than any other single thing has been ...   Life
What makes old age hard to bear is not the failing of one's faculties,...   Life
When I read a book I seem to read it with my eyes only, but now and th...   Life
When you are young you take the kindness people show you as your right...   Life
When you choose your friends, don't be short-changed by choosing perso...   Life
Writing is the supreme solace.   Life
You are not angry with people when you laugh at them. Humor teaches to...   Life
You can do anything in this world if you are prepares to take the cons...   Life
You know that the Tasmanians, who never committed adultery, are now ex...   Life
You know what the critics are. If you tell the truth they only say you...   Life