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
Charity creates a multitude of sins.
All great ideas are dangerous.
Only dull people are brilliant at breakfast.
History is merely gossip
The only way a woman can ever reform her husband is by boring him so...
One's real life is often the life that one does not lead
I have met a lot of hardboiled eggs in my time, but you're twenty minutes.
Memory is the diary that we all carry about with us
Nothing is so aggravating than calmness.
I dislike arguments of any kind. They are always vulgar, and often convincing.
It is the confession, not the priest, that gives us absolution
Ridicule is the tribute paid to the genius by the mediocrities.
No, I am not at all cynical, I have merely got experience, which, however, is...
The proper school to learn art is not life but art
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I...
No man is rich enough to buy back his past.
You know more than you think you know, just as you know less than you...
On the one hand, philosophy is to keep us thinking about things that we may...
Man is always more than he can know of himself; consequently, his accomplishments, time and...
There is a great difference between knowing and understanding: you can know a lot about...
Vows made in storms are forgotten in calm