E. V. Lucas
The French never allow a distinguished son of France to lack a statue.
Americans are people who prefer the Continent to their own country, but refuse to learn its languages.
The art of life is to show your hand.
You may lose by it now and then, but it will be a loss well gained if you do.
There are two words for everything.
I have noticed that the people who are late are often so much jollier than the people who have to wait for them.
Nothing is wasted.
There can be no defence like elaborate courtesy.
Nothing is so boring as having to keep up a deception.
There is no diplomacy like candor.
One of the most adventurous things left us is to go to bed. For no one can lay a hand on our dreams.