George Augustus Moore Quotes

Within the oftentimes bombastic and truculent appearance that I present to the world, trembles a heart shy as a wren in the hedgerow or a mouse along the wainscoting.

The mind petrifies if a circle be drawn around it, and it can hardly be that dogma draws a circle round the mind.

If there were no husbands, who would look after our mistresses?

The difficulty in life is the choice.

We live in our desires rather than in our achievements.

A very slight change of our habits is sufficient to destroy our sense of our daily reality, and the reality of the world around us.

Celibates replace sentiment by habits.

I would lay aside the wisest book to talk to a stupid woman.

Everybody sets out to do something, and everybody does something, but no one does what he sets out to do.