There is only one thing in life worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about.
Behind every great man there is a surprised woman.
There are only two tragedies in life: one is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it.
Some cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go.
I sometimes think that God in creating man somewhat overestimated his ability.
All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That's his.
Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months.
To lose one parent may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose both looks like carelessness.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much.
What is a cynic? A man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.
It is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
A gentleman is one who never hurts anyone's feelings unintentionally.
Work is the curse of the drinking classes.
Tis never for their wisdom that one loves the wisest...
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.
How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she were a perfectly normal human being.