A beautiful woman delights the eye; a wise woman, the understanding; a pure one, the soul.
Experience is a good teacher, but she sends in terrific bills.
That one woman is capable of loving another is an historical truth; but never yet lived one who could not listen to her own praises at the expense of her adored friend.
Between flattery and admiration there often flows a river of contempt.
Satiety is a mongrel that barks at the heels of plenty.
Intuition is truly a feminine quality, but women should not mistake rash conclusions for this gift.
The drama of life begins with a wail and ends with a sigh.
The very women who object to the morals of a notoriously beautiful actress, grow big with pride when an admirer suggests their marked resemblance to this stage beauty in physique.
The difference between a saint and a hypocrite is that one lies for his religion, the other by it.
Man forgives woman anything save the wit to outwit him.
A fool bolts pleasure, then complains of moral indigestion.
Enthusiasms, like stimulants, are often affected by people with small mental ballast.
Enthusiasms, like stimulants, are often affected by people with small mental ballast
The Green-eyed Monster causes much woe, but the absence of this ugly serpent argues the presence of a corpse whose name is Eros.
Brew me a cup for a winter's night.
For the wind howls loud and the furies fight;
Spice it with love and stir it with care,
And I'll toast our bright eyes,
my sweetheart fair.
A homely face and no figure have aided many women heavenward.
To be loved is to be fortunate, but to be hated is to achieve distinction.
Man proposes, woman forecloses.
When a woman is very, very bad, she is awful, but when a man is correspondingly good, he is weird.
Every man has two personalities; the one he reveals to women, the other to men.
Illusion is the dust the devil throws in the eyes of the foolish.
Matrimonially speaking, a bridle for the tongue is better than a rein for the heart.
Pretty women and rich men are rarely wrong.
Smiles are the soul's kisses.
To know one's self is wisdom, but not to know one's neighbors is genius.
There never was a woman who did not prefer an oblique compliment to a straight truth - if the latter were unflattering
There never was a woman who did not prefer an oblique compliment to a straight truth - if the latter were unflattering.
An epigram is a flashlight of a truth; a witticism, truth laughing at itself.
It takes more than a wise man to keep track of a foolish woman.
Some men act upon women like champagne; when they appear the women are sparkling and full of brilliance; when they leave the fair ones grow flat, stale, and most unprofitable companions.
The bride and groom-May their joys be as bright as the morning, and their sorrows but shadows that fade in the sunlight of love.
To know one's self is wisdom, but to know one's neighbor is genius.
To laughter! The bright coinage of the bank of good will.
To money, the finest linguist in the world!
We women take love too seriously. Men wish to be loved with laughter, not with sighing. So laugh, sweetheart, laugh, or soon you may be weeping.