It was one of those chilly and empty afternoons in early winter, when the daylight is silver rather than gold and pewter rather than silver.
The most incredible thing about miracles is that they happen.
The rolling English drunkard made the rolling English road.A reeling road, a rolling road, that rambles round the shire.
There is nothing that fails like success.
There are no rules of architecture for a castle in the clouds.
New roads new ruts.
Women prefer to talk in twos, while men prefer to talk in threes.
The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist sees what he has come to see.
The mere brute pleasure of reading --the sort of pleasure a cow must have in grazing.
Wit is a sword it is meant to make people feel the point as well as see it.
The wine they drink in ParadiseThey make in Haute Lorraine.
A dying monarchy is always one that has too much power, not too little a dying religion always interferes more than it ought, not less.
Spring never is Spring unless it comes too soon.
To say that a man is an idealist is merely to say that he is a man.
The man who sees consistency in things is a wit the man who sees the inconsistency in things is a humorist.
And goodness only knowsesThe Noselessness of Man.
Merrily taking twopenny ale and cheese with a pocket knifeBut these were luxuries not for him who went for the Simple Life.
I regard golf as an expensive way of playing marbles.
A woman uses her intelligence to find reasons to support her intuition.
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's, but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.
There's no such thing as fighting on the winning side one fights to find out which is the winning side.
Literature and fiction are two entirely different things. Literature is a luxury fiction is a necessity.
The present condition of fame is merely fashion.
The noble temptation to see too much in everything.
Science in the modern world has many uses its chief use, however, is to provide long words to cover the errors of the rich.