"There is only one thing in life worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about."
"Life is never fair, and perhaps it is a good thing for most of us that it is not."
"Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead."
"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."
"There are only two tragedies in life: one is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it."
"If you are not too long, I will wait here for you all my life."
"When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life; now that I am old I know that it is."
"Work is the curse of the drinking classes."
"Life is far too important a thing ever to talk seriously about."
"I choose my friends for their good looks, my acquaintances for their good characters, and my enemies for their intellects. A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies."
"Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go."
"The public is wonderfully tolerant. It forgives everything except genius."
"Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much."
"Experience is one thing you can't get for nothing."
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."
"Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught."
"No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist."
"Life imitates art far more than art imitates Life."
"Art is the most intense mode of individualism that the world has known."
"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament."