Your actions, and your action alone, determines your worth.
Money is only useful when you get rid of it. It is like the odd card in 'Old Maid'; the player who is finally left with it has lost.
There are no poetic ideas; only poetic utterances.
Punctuality is the virtue of the bored.
One forgets words as one forgets names. One's vocabulary needs constant fertilizing or it will die.
It is a curious thing... that every creed promises a paradise which will be absolutely uninhabitable for anyone of civilized taste.
Instead of this absurd division into sexes they ought to class people as static and dynamic.
In the dying world I come from, quotation is a national vice.
He was gifted with the sly, sharp instinct for self-preservation that passes for wisdom among the rich.
Professional reviewers read so many bad books in the course of duty that they get an unhealthy craving for arresting phrases.
You never find an Englishman among the under-dogs except in England, of course.
Pray always for all the learned, the oblique, the delicate. Let them not be quite forgotten at the throne of God when the simple come into their kingdom.
We cherish our friends not for their ability to amuse us, but for ours to amuse them.
There is a species of person called a 'Modern Churchman' who draws the full salary of a beneficed clergyman and need not commit himself to any religious belief.
Art is the symbol of the two noblest human efforts: to construct and to refrain from destruction.
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