Brevity is the soul of lingerie.
Sorrow is tranquility remembered in emotion.
Where's the man could ease a heart, like a satin gown?
Razors pain you; rivers are damp; acids stain you; and drugs cause cramp. Guns aren't lawful; nooses give; gas smells awful; you might as well live.
Those who have mastered etiquette, who are entirely, impeccably right, would seem to arrive at a point of exquisite dullness.
It's not the tragedies that kill us, it's the messes.
Why is it no one ever sent me yet one perfect limousine, do you suppose? Ah no, it's always just my luck to get one perfect rose.
Wit has truth in it; wisecracking is simply calisthenics with words.
I don't care what anybody says about me as long as it isn't true.
There's a helluva distance between wisecracking and wit. Wit has truth in it; wisecracking is simply calisthenics with words.
Gratitude -- the meanest and most sniveling attribute in the world.
The two most beautiful words in the English language are: Check Enclosed.