The intellect is not a serious thing, and never has been. It is an instrument on which one plays, that is all.
The imagination imitates. It is the critical spirit that creates.
The Ideal Man should talk to us as if we were goddesses, and treat us as if we were children. He should refuse all our serious requests, and gratify every one of our whims. He should encourage us to have caprices, and forbid us to have missions. He should always say much more than he means, and always mean much more than he says.
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.
The strength of women comes from the fact that psychology cannot explain us. Men can be analyzed, women merely adored.
Vulgarity is simply the conduct of other people.
Work is the curse of the drinking classes of this country.
Women love us for our defects. If we have enough of them, they will forgive us everything, even our gigantic intellects.
Women have a wonderful instinct about things. They can discover everything except the obvious.
Women are made to be loved, not understood.