A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
While we look to the dramatist to give romance to realism, we ask of the...
To expect the unexpected shows a thoroughly modern intellect.
A man's face is his autobiography. A woman's face is her work of fiction.
One should never make one's debut in a scandal. One should reserve that to give...
Work is the refuge of people who have nothing better to do
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask,...
Faithfulness is to the emotional life what consistency is to the life of the intellect...
Behind every exquisite thing that existed, there was something tragic.
Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go
Appearance blinds, whereas words reveal.
With an evening coat and a white tie, anybody, even a stockbroker, can gain a...
Bigamy is having one wife too many. Monogamy is the same.
The tragedy of old age is not that one is old, but that one is...
In America, the young are always ready to give to those older than themselves the...
Vulgarity is simply the conduct of other people.
The man who can dominate a London dinner-table can dominate the world.
There are two ways of disliking poetry; one way is to dislike it, the other...
The proper school to learn art is not life but art
Art must take reality by surprise.
The aim of every artist is to arrest motion, which is life, by artificial means...