A man who does not think for himself does not think at all.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
Self Reliance Quotes
In modern life nothing produces such an effect as a good platitude. It makes the...
The final mystery is oneself.
Looking good and dressing well is a necessity. Having a purpose in life is not.
In all matters of opinion, our adversaries are insane.
Some cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go.
Behind every exquisite thing that existed, there was something tragic.
Nowadays most people die of a sort of creeping common sense, and discover when it...
There are only two tragedies in life: one is not getting what one wants, and...
A man cannot reason with the woman he loves: he cares about her too much.
All great ideas are dangerous.
I welcome this opportunity of pricking the bloated bladder of lies with the poniard of...
Nothing makes one so vain as being told one is a sinner. Conscience makes egotists...
All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling.
The only way a woman can ever reform her husband is by boring him so...
It is only an auctioneer who can equally and impartially admire all schools of art.
Hear no evil, speak no evil - and you'll never be invited to a party
Children have a natural antipathy to books - handicraft should be the basis of education....
Nature is always behind the age.
An inordinate passion for pleasure is the secret of remaining young
From the moment of birth, when the stone-age baby confronts the twentieth-century mother, the baby...
I am the literary equivalent of a Big Mac and Fries.