It is a very sad thing that nowadays there is so little useless information.
In America the young are always ready to give to those who are older than themselves the full benefits of their inexperience.
In England people actually try to be brilliant at breakfast. That is so dreadful of them! Only dull people are brilliant at breakfast.
In every first novel the hero is the author as Christ or Faust.
It is better to have a permanent income than to be fascinating.
If you meet at dinner a man who has spent his life in educating himself you rise from the table richer, and conscious that a high ideal has for a moment touched and sanctified your days.
Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future.