Born Wednesday 18 October 1865, died Saturday 2 March 1946
Only among people who think no evil can Evil monstrously flourish.
The notion of making money by popular work, and then retiring to do good work, is the most familiar of all the devil's traps for artists.
He who goes against the fashion is himself its slave.
We grow with years more fragile in body, but morally stouter, and can throw off the chill of a bad conscience almost at once.
How it infuriates a bigot, when he is forced to drag out his dark convictions!
There is one thing that matters, to set a chime of words tinkling in the minds of a few fastidious people.
Don't let young people tell you their aspirations; when they drop them they will drop you.
I can't forgive my friends for dying; I don't find these vanishing acts of theirs at all amusing.
Hearts that are delicate and kind and tongues that are neither - these make the finest company in the world.
Many of our daydreams would darken into nightmares, were there a danger of their coming true!