A best-seller is the golden touch of mediocre talent.
The civilized are those who get more out of life than the uncivilized, and for this we are not likely to be forgiven.
In the sex war, thoughtlessness is the weapon of the male, vindictiveness of the female.
No one over thirty-five is worth meeting who has not something to teach us, - something more than we could learn for ourselves, from a book.
A lazy person, whatever the talents with which he set out, will have condemned himself to second-hand thoughts and to second-rate friends.
Like water, we are truest to our nature in repose.