Where there is no extravagance there is no love, and where there is no love there is no understanding.
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- No publisher should ever express an opinion on the value of what he publishes. That is a matter entirely for the literary critic to decide. I can quite understand how any ordinary critic would be strongly prejudiced against a work that was accompanied by a premature and unnecessary panegyric from the publisher. A publisher is simply a useful middle-man. It is not for him to anticipate the verdict of criticism.
- My candle burns at both ends; it will not last the night; but ah, my foes, and oh, my friends — it gives a lovely light!
- Those whom the gods love grow young.
- To have the reputation of possessing the most perfect social tact, talk to every woman as if you loved her, and to every man as if he bored you.
- Talk to a woman as if you loved her, and to a man as if he bored you.
- Men always want to be a woman’s first love. Women have a more subtle instinct: What they like is to be a man’s last romance.