A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.
I am not now That which I have been.
That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
We need to keep hope alive and strive to do better.
You just have to keep on doing what you do. It's the lesson I get from my husband; he just says, Keep going. Start by starting.
The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
Wine is wonderful stuff. But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it.
Society is now one polished horde, Formed of two mighty tribes, The Bores and the Bored.
Moonlight is sculpture.
Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.
Get off your butt and join the Marines!
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.