"It seems to be a law of nature that no man, unless he has some obvious physical deformity, ever is loth to sit for his portrait."
"Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises."Max Beerbohm on Pedro Calderon de la Barca
"And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom."Max Beerbohm on Anais Nin
"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better."Max Beerbohm on Albert Einstein
"I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes."Max Beerbohm on e. e. cummings
"All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind."Max Beerbohm on Abraham Lincoln
"When hospitality becomes an art it loses its very soul."
"To give and then not feel that one has given is the very best of all ways of giving."
"People who insist on telling their dreams are among the terrors of the breakfast table."
"We must stop talking about the American dream and start listening to the dreams of Americans."
"There is much to be said for failure. It is much more interesting than success."
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