"When hospitality becomes an art it loses its very soul."
"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist."Max Beerbohm on Albert Einstein
"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced."Max Beerbohm on Vincent Van Gogh
"The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person."Max Beerbohm on Abraham Lincoln
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."Max Beerbohm on Aristotle
"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament."Max Beerbohm on Oscar Wilde
"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."
"To destroy is still the strongest instinct in nature."