minica - Feed Quotations Book Search <![CDATA[She wore far too much rouge last night and not quite enough clothes. That is always a sign of despair in a woman.]]> <![CDATA[I have nothing to declare except my genius.]]> <![CDATA[A true gentleman is one who is never unintentionally rude.]]> <![CDATA[We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.]]> <![CDATA[If you pretend to be good, the world takes you very seriously. If you pretend to be bad, it doesn't. Such is the astounding stupidity of optimism.]]> <![CDATA[To be good, according to the vulgar standard of goodness, is obviously quite easy. It merely requires a certain amount of sordid terror, a certain lack of imaginative thought, and a certain low passion for middle-class respectability.]]> <![CDATA[There is only one thing in the world worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about.]]> <![CDATA[Man is made for something better than disturbing dirt.]]> <![CDATA[I sometimes think that God in creating man somewhat overestimated his ability.]]> <![CDATA[The one person who has more illusions than the dreamer is the man of action.]]> <![CDATA[To do nothing at all is the most difficult thing in the world, the most difficult and the most intellectual.]]> <![CDATA[Those who are faithful know only the trivial side of love: it is the faithless who know love's tragedies.]]> <![CDATA[Nothing looks so like innocence as an indiscretion.]]> <![CDATA[Plain women are always jealous of their husbands. Beautiful women never are. They are always so occupied with being jealous of other women's husbands.]]> <![CDATA[One should always play fair when one has the winning cards.]]> <![CDATA[Always forgive your enemies -- nothing annoys them so much.]]> <![CDATA[Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.]]> <![CDATA[Alas, I am dying beyond my means.]]> <![CDATA[Dullness is the coming of age of seriousness.]]> <![CDATA[Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.]]> <![CDATA[The advantage of the emotions is that they lead us astray.]]> <![CDATA[A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies.]]> <![CDATA[I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best.]]> <![CDATA[Experience is one thing you can't get for nothing.]]> <![CDATA[The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on. It is never of any use to oneself.]]> <![CDATA[A man's face is his autobiography. A woman's face is her work of fiction.]]> <![CDATA[I can believe anything provided it is incredible.]]> <![CDATA[Misfortunes one can endure -- they come from outside, they are accidents. But to suffer for one's own faults -- Ah! there is the sting of life.]]> <![CDATA[People who love only once in their lives are shallow people. What they call their loyalty, and their fidelity, I call either the lethargy of custom or their lack of imagination. Faithfulness is to the emotional life what consistency is to the life of the intellect -- simply a confession of failures.]]> <![CDATA[I am not young enough to know everything.]]>