José-Apeles Santolaria De Puey Cruells - my quote collection

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He that waits upon fortune, is never sure of a dinner.

Alas, I am dying beyond my means.
Thirty-five is a very attractive age. London society is full of women of the highest birth who have, of their own free choice, remained thirty-five for years.
A true gentleman is one who is never unintentionally rude.
One should always play fair when one has the winning cards.
Always forgive your enemies -- nothing annoys them so much.
Only dull people are brilliant at breakfast.
What a fuss people make about fidelity! Why, even in love it is purely a question for physiology. It has nothing to do with our own will. Young men want to be faithful, and are not; old men want to be faithless, and cannot: that is all one can say.
Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months.
I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best.
The first duty of life is to be as artificial as possible. What the second duty is no one as yet discovered.
Oh, duty is what one expects from others, it is not what one does oneself.
Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.
Better the rule of One, whom all obey, than to let clamorous demagogues betray our freedom with the kiss of anarchy.
There are three kinds of despots. There is the despot who tyrannizes over the body. There is the despot who tyrannizes over the soul. There is the despot who tyrannizes over the soul and body alike. The first is called the Prince. The second is called the Pope. The third is called the People.
She wore far too much rouge last night and not quite enough clothes. That is always a sign of despair in a woman.
Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people by the people for the people.
Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.

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