Of course I have played outdoor games. I once played dominoes in an open air cafe in Paris.
A red rose is not selfish because it wants to be a red rose. It would be horribly selfish if it wanted all the other flowers in the garden to be both red and roses.
I have nothing to declare but my genius.
Only my own genius.
While we look to the dramatist to give romance to realism, we ask of the actor to give realism to romance
Married men are horribly tedious when they are good husbands, and abominably conceited when they are not
Men become old, but they never become good
History is merely gossip
As for a spoiled life, no life is spoiled but one whose growth is arrested.
Some cause happiness wherever they go others whenever they go
The heart was made to be broken
God's eternal laws are kind-and break the heart of stone.
Something was dead in each of us, And what was dead was Hope.
Nothing spoils a romance so much as a sense of humor in the woman - or the want of it in the man
Nothing spoils a romance so much as a sense of humor in the woman
The only way a woman can ever reform her husband is by boring him so completely that he loses all possible interest in life
The value of an idea has nothing to do with the success of the man who expresses it
I do not approve of anything which tampers with natural ignorance
Nothing that actually occurs is of the smallest importance
Man can believe the impossible, but can never believe the improbable
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.
I must decline your invitation owing to a subsequent engagement
It is exactly because a man cannot do a thing that he is a proper judge of it
If you meet at dinner a man who has spent his life in educating himself you rise from the table richer, and conscious that a high ideal has for a moment touched and sanctified your days.
The secret of life is in art.