What would you say, Harry, if I told you that I had murdered Basil?" said the younger man. He watched him intently after he had spoken.
When I like people immensely I never tell their names to anyone. It is like surrendering a part of them. I have grown to love secrecy. It seems to be the only thing that can make modern life mysterious or marvellous to us. The commonest thing is delightful if one only hides it.
When good Americans die, they go to Paris.
When I think of all the harm [the Bible] has done, I despair of ever writing anything to equal it.
When they entered, they found hanging upon the wall a splendid portrait of their master as.
What you have told me is quite a romance, a romance of art one might call it, and the worst of having a romance of any kind is that it leaves one so unromantic.
When you are not on your pedestal you are not interesting.