Questions are never indiscreet. Answers sometimes are.
One’s past is what one is. It is the only way by which people should be judged.
Women are never disarmed by compliments. Men always are. That is the difference between the two sexes.
When the gods wish to punish us they answer our prayers.
When one pays a visit it is for the purpose of wasting other people’s time, not one’s own.
When a man has once loved a woman, he will do anything for her, except continue to love her.
To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
To expect the unexpected shows a thoroughly modern intellect.
There is nothing so difficult to marry as a large nose.
The strength of women comes from the fact that psychology cannot explain us. Men can be analysed, women… merely adored.
Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement.
Other people are quite dreadful. The only possible society is oneself.