An artist carries on throughout his life a mysterious, uninterrupted conversation with his public.
The older one gets the more one comes to resemble oneself.
It is always the same: women bedeck themselves with jewels and furs, and men with wit and quotations.
Those whose approval you seek most give you the least.
Many a man has fallen in love with a girl in a light so dim he would not have chosen a suit by it.
A comfortable old age is the reward of a well-spent youth. Instead of its bringing sad and melancholy prospects of decay, it would give us hopes of eternal youth in a better world.
Old age isn’t so bad when you consider the alternative.
The French are true romantics. They feel the only difference between a man of forty and one of seventy is thirty years of experience.
You don’t stop laughing because you grow older. You grow older because you stop laughing.
The crime of loving is forgetting.
If you wait for the perfect moment when all is safe and assured, it may never arrive. Mountains will not be climbed, races won, or lasting happiness achieved.