A man's very highest moment is, I have no doubt at all, when he kneels in the dust, and beats his breast, and tells all the sins of his life.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
Arguments are to be avoided; they are always vulgar and often convincing
There is much to be said in favour of modern journalism. By giving us the...
All trials are trials for one's life, just as all sentences are sentences of death.
To love oneself is the beginning of a life-long romance.
Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of...
The best way to appreciate your job is to imagine yourself without one.
All great ideas are dangerous.
Paradoxically though it may seem, it is none the less true that life imitates art...
Few parents nowadays pay any regard to what their children say to them. The old...
Formerly we used to canonize our heroes. The modern method is to vulgarize them. Cheap...
Children begin by loving their parents; as they grow older they judge them; sometimes, they...
Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future.
Looking good and dressing well is a necessity. Having a purpose in life is not.
A woman will flirt with anybody in the world as long as other people are...
A man cannot reason with the woman he loves: he cares about her too much.
Simple pleasures are always the last refuge of the complex
I have met a lot of hardboiled eggs in my time, but you're twenty minutes.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use...
You should always believe what you read in the newspapers, for that makes them more...
To feel most beautifully alive means to be reading something beautiful, ready always to apprehend...