1. When a love comes to an end, weaklings cry, efficient ones instantly find another love and wise already had one in reserve.
2. What is the chief cause of divorce? Marriage.
3. When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving one's self, and one always ends by deceiving others. That is what would calls a romance.
4. I like men who have a future and women who have a past.
5. Hatred is blind, as well as love.
6. The happiness of a married man depends on the people he has not married.
7. Men marry because they are tired; women because they are curious; both are disappointed.
8. The advantage of the emotions is that they lead us astray, and the advantage of science is that it is not emotional.
9. Women are never disarmed by compliments. Men always are. That is the difference between the sexes.
1. The public is wonderfully tolerant. It forgives everything except genius.
2. Only the shallow know themselves.
3. The only way to get rid of temptation is to yield to it... I can resist everything but temptation.
4. Man is a rational animal who always loses his temper when he is called upon to act in accordance with the dictates of reason.
5. One can always be kind to people one cares nothing about.
6. No man is rich enough to buy back his own past.
7. Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.
8. Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future.
9. What is a cynic? A man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.
10. It is the confession, not the priest, that gives us absolution.
11. The only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about.
12. Looking good and dressing well is a necessity. Having a purpose in life is not.
13. The heart was made to be broken.
1. No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did he would cease to be an artist.
2. Life imitates art far more than art imitates Life.
3. All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling.
4. We Irish are too poetical to be poets; we are a nation of brilliant failures, but we are the greatest talkers since the Greeks.
5. A poet can survive everything but a misprint.
6. I was working on the proof of one of my poems all morning, and took out a comma. In the afternoon I put it back again.
1. A true friend stabs you in the front.
2. What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise.
3. We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
4. Ordinary riches can be stolen, real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely precious things that cannot be taken from you.