Thirty-five is a very attractive age, London society is full of women of the very highest birth who have, of their own free choice, remained thirty-five for years.
One should never trust a woman who tells one her real age. A woman who would tell one that, would tell one anything.
Show respect for age. Drink good scotch for a change. The old believe everything: the middle-aged suspect everything: the young know everything.
America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between.
It is only an auctioneer who can equally and impartially admire all schools of art.
A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament.
Beauty is a form of genius - is higher, indeed, than genius, as it needs no explanation. It is of the great facts in the world like sunlight, or springtime, or the reflection in dark water of that silver shell we call the moon.
No object is so beautiful that, under certain conditions, it will not look ugly.
I don't desire to change anything in England except the weather.
Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative.
A Cynic is one who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.
To do nothing at all is the most difficult thing in the world, the most difficult and the most intellectual.
The old believe everything; the middle-aged suspect everything; the young know everything.
When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving one's self, and one always ends by deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.
When a man has once loved a woman he will do anything for her except continue to love her.