"I put all my genius into my life; I put only my talent into my works."
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"The public is wonderfully tolerant. It forgives everything except genius."
"I have nothing to declare except my genius."
"A true gentleman is one who is never unintentionally rude."
"One should always play fair when one has the winning cards."
"An acquaintance that begins with a compliment is sure to develop into a real friendship."
"Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is far the best ending for one."
"Always forgive your enemies -- nothing annoys them so much."
"Only dull people are brilliant at breakfast."
"Flowers are as common in the country as people are in London."
"The good ended happily, and the bad unhappily. That is what Fiction means."
"None of us can stand other people having the same faults as ourselves."
"Woman's first duty in life is to her dressmaker. What the second duty is no one has yet discovered."
"Nothing is so dangerous as being too modern; one is apt to grow old fashioned quite suddenly."
"Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months."
"Fashion, by which what is really fantastic becomes for a moment the universal."
"Fathers should be neither seen nor heard. That is the only proper basis for family life."
"And now, I am dying beyond my means. [Sipping champagne on his deathbed]"
Category: Famous Last Words
"One's real life is so often the life that one does not lead."
"I can believe anything provided it is incredible."
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