“Quotation is a serviceable substitute for wit.”

In language gender is particularly confusing. Why, please, should a table be male in German, female in French, and castrated in English? – Marlene Dietrich

Glamour is assurance. It is a kind of knowing that you are all right in every way, mentally and physically and in appearance, and that, whatever the occasion or the situation, you are equal to it. – Marlene Dietrich

If you don’t want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today. – Bruce Lee

A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer. – Bruce Lee

Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent. – Victor Hugo

I am so clever that sometimes I don’t understand a single word of what I am saying. – Oscar Wilde

How clever are you, my dear! You never mean a single word you say! – Oscar Wilde

Don’t use big words. They mean so little. – Oscar Wilde

Only the unimaginative can fail to find a reason for drinking Champagne! – Oscar Wilde

The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame. – Oscar Wilde