American girls are as clever at concealing their parents as English women are at concealing their past.
I felt that this grey, monstrous London of ours, with its myriads of people, its sordid sinners and its splendid sins.
Love! What is love? It's nothing. It's just a word. It doesn't exist. Only pleasure is important.
Always like to know everything about my new friends, and nothing about my old ones.
To speak frankly, I am not in favour of long engagements. They give people the opportunity of finding out each other's character before marriage, which I think is never advisable.
My dear young lady, there was a great deal of truth; I dare say, in what you said, and you looked very pretty while you said it, which is much more important.
A map of the world that does not include Utopia is not worth even glancing at, for it leaves out the one country at which Humanity is always landing. And when Humanity lands there, it looks out, and, seeing a better country, sets sail. Progress is the realisation of Utopias.
I hardly think that any Socialist, nowadays, would seriously propose that an inspector should call every morning at each house to see that each citizen rose up and did manual labour for eight hours.
Every woman is a rebel, and usually in wild revolt against herself.