It's absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious.
The mimicry of passion is the most intolerable of all poses.
A true artist takes no notice whatever of the public. The public are to him non-existent.
In love, one always begins in deceiving oneself, and one always ends in deceiving others.
Cecily is the sweetest, dearest, prettiest girl in the whole world. And I don't care twopence about social possibilities.
To realise one's nature perfectly—that is what each of us is here for.