It is only the modern that ever becomes old fashioned.
Men always want to be a woman's first love. That is their clumsy vanity. We woman have a more subtle instinct about things. What we like is to be a man's last romance.
Popularity is the crown of laurel which the world puts on bad art. Whatever is popular is wrong.
The books that the world calls immoral are the books that show the world its own shame.
The best way to appreciate your job is to imagine yourself without one.
The basis of optimism is sheer terror.
The aim of love is to love: no more, and no less.
Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go.
She is absolutely inadmissible into society. Many a woman has a past, but I am told that she has at least a dozen, and that they all fit.
Shallow sorrows and shallow loves live on. The loves and sorrows that are great are destroyed by their own plenitude.