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Don't worry about the world coming to an end today. It's already tomorrow in Australia.

The amount of women in London who flirt with their own husbands is perfectly scandalous. It looks so bad. It is simply washing one's clean linen in public.
Always forgive your enemies -- nothing annoys them so much.
We can forgive a man for making a useful thing as long as he does not admire it. The only excuse for making a useless thing is that one admires it intensely.
No woman should ever be quite accurate about her age. It looks so calculating.
America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between.
I'm sure I don't know half the people who come to my house. Indeed, from all I hear, I shouldn't like to.
I do want to get rich but I never want to do what there is to do to get rich.
It takes a lot of time to be a genius. You have to sit around so much doing nothing, really doing nothing.
What a fuss people make about fidelity! Why, even in love it is purely a question for physiology. It has nothing to do with our own will. Young men want to be faithful, and are not; old men want to be faithless, and cannot: that is all one can say.
One should not be too severe on English novels; they are the only relaxation of the intellectually unemployed.
Fathers should be neither seen nor heard. That is the only proper basis for family life.
Self-denial is the shining sore on the leprous body of Christianity.
She is absolutely inadmissible into society. Many a woman has a past, but I am told that she has at least a dozen, and that they all fit.
One should either be a work of art, or wear a work of art.
The advantage of the emotions is that they lead us astray.
Nothing makes one so vain as being told that one is a sinner.
A man's face is his autobiography. A woman's face is her work of fiction.
Relations are simply a tedious pack of people, who haven't got the remotest knowledge of how to live, nor the smallest instinct about when to die.
Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months.
Immature love says: I love you because I need you. Mature love says: I need you because I love you.

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