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
With an evening coat and a white tie, anybody, even a stockbroker, can gain a...
I hope you have not been leading a double life, pretending to be wicked and...
Woman begins by resisting a man's advances and ends by blocking his retreat
I like persons better than principles, and I like persons with no principles better than...
In examinations, the foolish ask questions the wise cannot answer.
Ambition is the germ from which all growth of nobleness proceeds.
It is only the modern that ever becomes old fashioned.
Pessimist: One who, when he has the choice of two evils, chooses both.
Nothing can cure the soul but the senses, just as nothing can cure the senses...
Seriousness is the last refuge of the shallow.
It is always a silly thing to give advice, but to give good advice is...
Friendship is far more tragic than love, it lasts longer.
All charming people, I fancy, are spoiled. It is the secret of their attraction.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I...
Questions are never indiscreet, answers sometimes are.
One can survive everything, nowadays, except death, and live down everything except a good reputation.
Bachelors should be heavily taxed. It is not fair that some men should be happier...
Biography lends to death a new terror.
I can find my biography in every fable that I read
Biography, like big game hunting, is one of the recognized forms of sport, and it...
At great periods you have always felt, deep within you, the temptation to commit suicide....