A little inaccuracy sometimes saves a ton of explanation.
It's no use growing older if you only learn new ways of misbehaving yourself.
The young have aspirations that never come to pass, the old have reminiscences of what never happened.
Women and elephants never forget an injury.
He is one of those people who would be enormously improved by death.
We all know that Prime Ministers are wedded to the truth, but like other wedded couples they sometimes live apart.
Poverty keeps together more homes than it breaks up.
He's simply got the instinct for being unhappy highly developed.
Confront a child, a puppy, and a kitten with a sudden danger; the child will turn instinctively for assistance, the puppy will grovel in abject submission, the kitten will brace its tiny body for a frantic resistance.
Think how many blameless lives are brightened by the blazing indiscretions of other people.
Monogamy is the Western custom of one wife and hardly any mistresses.
All decent people live beyond their incomes; those who aren't respectable live beyond other people's; a few gifted individuals manage to do both.
There is no easy in the world neither hard everything is the same in a way.
Hating anything in the way of ill-natured gossip ourselves, we are always grateful to those who do it for us and do it well.
Hors d'oeuvres have always a pathetic interest for me; they remind me of one's childhood that one goes through wondering what the next course is going to be like - and during the rest of the menu one wishes one had eaten more of the hors d'oeuvres.
I always say beauty is only sin deep.
Find yourself a cup; the teapot is behind you. Now tell me about hundreds of things.
Children are given us to discourage our better emotions.
It is one of the consolations of middle aged reformers that the good that they inculcate must live after them if it is to live at all.
The cat is domestic only as far as suits its own ends.
It occurred to me that I would like to be a poet. The chief qualification, I understand is that you must be born. Well, I hunted up my birth certificate, and found that I was all right on that score.
In baiting a mousetrap with cheese, always leave room for the mouse.
I hate posterity - it's so fond of having the last word.
You needn't tell me that a man who doesn't love oysters and asparagus and good wines has got a soul, or a stomach either. He's simply got the instinct for being unhappy highly developed.
To be clever in the afternoon argues that one is dining nowhere in the evening.
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