"After all," as a pretty girl once said to me, "women are a sex by themselves, so to speak."
Sir Max Beerbohm (1872 - 1956)
Source: The Pervasion of Rouge
Contributed by: Zaady
Most women are not so young as they are painted.
Source: A Defence of Cosmetics
To say that a man is vain means merely that he is pleased with the effect he produces on other people. A conceited man is satisfied with the effect he produces on himself.
Source: Quia Imperfectum
It seems to be a law of nature that no man ever is loth to sit for his portrait.
The past is a work of art, full of irrelevancies and loose ends.
All fantasy should have a solid base in reality.
Source: Zuleika Dobson, 1911
Of all the objects of hatred, a woman once loved is the most hateful.
Strange when you come to think of it, that of all the countless folk who have lived before our time on this planet not one is known in history for in legend as having died of laughter.
She was one of the people who say "I don't know anything about music really, but I know what I like."
Zuleika, on a desert island, would have spent most of her time in looking for a man's footprint.
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