The proper study of mankind is woman.
No man likes to have his intelligence or good faith questioned, especially if he has doubts about it himself.
Absolute liberty is absence of restraint; responsibility is restraint; therefore, the ideally free individual is responsible to himself.
The woman who is known only through a man is known wrong.
Morality is a private and costly luxury.
Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit.
Unintelligible answers to insoluble problems.
Practical politics consists in ignoring facts.
Politics, whatever its professions, has always been the systematic organization of hatreds.
It is impossible to underrate human intelligence -- beginning with one's own.
A friend in power is a friend lost.
As for America, it is the ideal fruit of all your youthful hopes and reforms. Everybody is fairly decent, respectable, domestic, bourgeois, middle-class, and tiresome. There is absolutely nothing to revile except that it's a bore.