When I am dead, I hope it is said, 'His sins were scarlet, but his books were read'.
From quiet homes and first beginning, Out to the undiscovered ends, There's nothing worth the wear of winning, But laughter and the love of friends.
The accursed power which stands on Privilege (And goes with Women, and Champagne, and Bridge) Broke and Democracy resumed her reign: (Which goes with Bridge, and Women and Champagne).
The moment a man talks to his fellows he begins to lie.
All men have an instinct for conflict at least, all healthy men.
I'm tired of Love I'm still more tired of Rhyme. But Money gives me pleasure all the time.
Be at the pains of putting down every single item of expenditure whatsoever every day which could possibly be twisted into a professional expense and remember to lump in all the doubtfulls.
We wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment.
It is sometimes necessary to lie damnably in the interests of the nation
Statistics are the triumph of the quantitative method, and the quantitative method is the victory of sterility and death
I have wandered all my life, and I have also traveled; the difference between the two being this, that we wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment
When I am dead, I hope it may be said, 'His sins were scarlet, but his books were read.
For no one, in our long decline,So dusty, spiteful and divided,Had quite such pleasant friends as mine,Or loved them half as much as I did.
For I know that we laughers have a gross cousinship with the most high, and it is this contrast and perpetual quarrel which feeds a spring of merriment in the soul of a sane man.
The Llama is a woolly sort of fleecy hairy goat, with an indolent expression and an undulating throat; like an unsuccessful literary man.