The typewriting machine, when played with expression, is no more annoying than the piano when played by a sister or near relation.
Women have a much better time than men in this world; there are far more things forbidden to them.
It is a sad truth, but we have lost the faculty of giving lovely names to things. Names are everything. I never quarrel with actions. My one quarrel is with words. That is the reason why I hate vulgar realism in literature. The man who could call a spade a spade should be compelled to use one. It is the only thing he is fit for.
One should never give a woman anything that she can't wear in the evening.
I suffered immensely. Then it passed away. I cannot repeat an emotion. No one can, except sentimentalists.
Women have no appreciation of good looks-at least, good women have not.