In literature as in love, we are astonished at what is chosen by others.
A successful marriage is an edifice that must be rebuilt every day.
Every Every Day
Business is a combination of war and sport.
A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short.
Short Always Too
Smile, for everyone lacks self-confidence and more than any other one thing a smile reassures them.
Than Them Self-Confidence
We owe to the Middle Ages the two worst inventions of humanity - romantic love and gunpowder.
Inventions Ages Romantic Love
An artist must be a reactionary. He has to stand out against the tenor of the age and not go flopping along.
Reactionary Tenor Against
If you create an act, you create a habit. If you create a habit, you create a character. If you create a character, you create a destiny.
Modesty and unselfishness - these are the virtues which men praise - and pass by.
Conversation would be vastly improved by the constant use of four simple words: I do not know.
Words Use Vastly
Growing old is no more than a bad habit which a busy person has no time to form.
We appreciate frankness from those who like us. Frankness from others is called insolence.