The man who says his wife can't take a joke, forgets she took him.
Nowadays, with our modern mania for morality, everyone has to pose as a paragon of purity, incorruptibility, and all the other seven deadly virtues. And what is the result? You all go over like ninepins—one after the other.
I could deny it if I liked. I could deny anything if I liked.
Stand still, thou hurrying orb in the high heavens, and make this hour immortal!
Indifference is the revenge the world takes on mediocrities.
My duty to myself is to amuse myself terrifically.