You cannot find peace by avoiding life.
Why are women… so much more interesting to men than men are to women?
When the shriveled skin of the ordinary is stuffed out with meaning it satisfies the senses amazingly.
To enjoy freedom we have to control ourselves.
This soul or life within us by no means agrees with the life outside us. If one has the courage to ask her what she thinks she is always saying the very opposite to what other people say.
There can be no two opinions as to what a highbrow is. He is the man or woman of thoroughbred intelligence who rides his mind at a gallop across country in pursuit of an idea.
The telephone which interrupts the most serious conversations and cuts short the most weighty observations has a romance of its own.
The man who is aware of himself is henceforward independent and he is never bored and life is only too short and he is steeped through and through with a profound yet temperate happiness.
Some people go to priests others to poetry I to my friends.
Really I don’t like human nature unless all candied over with art.