Zuleika, on a desert island, would have spent most of her time in looking for a man's footprint.
1911Zuleika Dobson, ch.2.
Beautyand the lust for learning have yet to be allied.Max Beerbohm
You will think me lamentably crude: my experience of life has been drawn from life itself.Max Beerbohm
The Socratic method is not a game at which two can play.Max Beerbohm
The Non-Conformist Conscience makes cowards of us all.Max Beerbohm
As a teacher, as a propagandist, Shaw is no good at all, even in his own generation. But as a personality, he is immortal.Max Beerbohm
There is much virtue in a window. It is to a human being as a frame is to a painting, as a proscenium to a play, as 'form' to literature. It strongly defines its content.Max Beerbohm
Zuleika, on a desert island, would have spent most of her time in looking for a man's footprint.Max Beerbohm
She was a young person whose reveries never were in retrospect. For her past was no treasury of distinct memories, all hoarded and classified, some brighter than others and more highly valued. All memories were for her but as notes in one fused radiance that followed her and made more luminous the pathway of her future.Max Beerbohm
She was one of those people who say "I don't know anything about music really, but I know what I like."Max Beerbohm
Of all the objects of hatred, a woman once loved is the most hateful.Max Beerbohm
Just as "pluck" comes of breeding, so is endurance especially an attribute of the artist. Because he can stand outside himself, and (if there be nothing ignoble in them) take pleasure in his own sufferings, the artist has a huge advantage over you and me.Max Beerbohm
In every human being one or the other of these two instincts is predominant: the active or positive instinct to offer hospitality, the negative or passive instinct to accept it. And either of these instincts is so significant of character that one might as well say that mankind is divisible into two great classes: hosts and guests.Max Beerbohm
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