Other people are quite dreadful. The only possible society is oneself.
An Ideal Husband
Be yourself—everyone else is already taken!
Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months.
How you can sit there, calmly eating muffins when we are in this horrible trouble, I can't make out. You seem to me to be perfectly heartless.
Well, I can't eat muffins in an agitated manner. The butter would probably get on my cuffs. One should always eat muffins calmly. It is the only way to eat them.
I say it's perfectly heartless your eating muffins at all, under the circumstances.
When I am in trouble, eating is the only thing that consoles me. Indeed, when I am in really great trouble, as any one who knows me intimately will tell you, I refuse everything except food and drink. At the present moment I am eating muffins because I am unhappy. Besides, I am particularly fond of muffins.
Who, being loved, is poor?
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