The public is wonderfully tolerant. It forgives everything except genius.
Gilbert: Society often forgives the criminal; it never forgives the dreamer.
It is only an auctioneer who can equally and impartially admire all schools of art.
A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal.
One is tempted to define man as a rational animal who always loses his temper when he is called upon to act in accordance with the dictates of reason.