Max Beerbohm quotes

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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.
Lift latch, step in, be welcome, Sir,
Albiet to see you I'm unglad
To say that a man is vain means merely that he is pleased with the effect he produces on other people. A conceited man is satisfie ...
One might well say that mankind is divisible into two great classes: hosts and guests.
As a teacher, as a propagandist, Shaw is no good at all, even in his own generation. But as a personality, he is immortal.
I was a modest, good-humoured boy. It is Oxford that has made me insufferable.
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.
Men of genius are not quick judges of character. Deep thinking and high imagining blunt that trivial instinct by which you and I s ...
The most perfect caricature is that which, on a small surface, with the simplest means, most accurately exaggerates, to the highes ...
Most women are not so young as they are painted.
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