As long as a woman can look ten years younger than her own daughter, she is perfectly satisfied.
I put all my genius into my life; I put only my talent into my works.
A life without love is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead. The consciousness of loving and being loved brings a warmth and richness to life that nothing else can bring.
Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months.
Imagination is a quality given to a man to compensate him for what he is not, and a sense of humour is provided to console him for what he is.
What is a cynic? A man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.
I was dominated, soul, brain, and power by you. You became to me the visible incarnation of that unseen ideal whose memory haunts us artists like an exquisite dream.
There is always something ridiculous about the emotions of people whom one has ceased to love.
Everyone is born a king, and most people die in exile.
Ambition is the last refuge of failure.