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Max Beerbohm – 10 Quotes

 

10 Quotes by Max Beerbohm

 

When hospitality becomes an art it loses its very soul.

– Max Beerbohm


To give and then not feel that one has given is the very best of all ways of giving.

– Max Beerbohm


People who insist on telling their dreams are among the terrors of the breakfast table.

– Max Beerbohm


We must stop talking about the American dream and start listening to the dreams of Americans.

– Max Beerbohm


There is much to be said for failure. It is much more interesting than success.

– Max Beerbohm


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.

– Max Beerbohm


To destroy is still the strongest instinct in nature.

– Max Beerbohm


You will find that the woman who is really kind to dogs is always one who has failed to inspire sympathy in men.

– Max Beerbohm


As a teacher, as a propagandist, Mr. Shaw is no good at all, even in his own generation. But as a personality, he is immortal.

– Max Beerbohm


Most women are not as young as they are painted.

– Max Beerbohm