There is something terribly morbid in the modern sympathy with pain. One should sympathise with the colour, the beauty, the joy of life. The less said about life’s sores the better.
The world is simply divided into two classes – those who believe the incredible, like the public – and those who do the improbable.
You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you have never had the courage to commit.
Women love us for our defects. If we have enough of them, they will forgive us everything, even our gigantic intellects.