Woman begins by resisting a man's advances and ends up blocking his retreat.
Wickedness is a myth invented by good people to account for the curious attraction of others.
When we are happy we are always good, but when we are good we are not always happy.
When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving one's self, and one always ends by deceiving others. That is what world calls a romance.
What is a cynic? A man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.
There is no sin except stupidity.
We have really everything in common with America nowadays, except, of course, language.
There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well written or badly written.
Unless one is wealthy there is no use in being a charming fellow. Romance is the privilege of the rich, not the profession of the unemployed. The poor should be practical and prosaic. It is better to have a permanent income than to be fascinating.
Ultimately the bond of all companionship, whether in marriage or in friendship, is conversation...