Ambition is the last refuge of failure.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
I sometimes think that God in creating man somewhat overestimated his ability.
I don't at all like knowing what people say of me behind my back. It...
The worst form of tyranny the world has ever known the tyranny of the weak...
Talk to every woman as if you loved her, and to every man as if...
To reveal art and conceal the artist is art's aim
Do you really think it is weakness that yields to temptation? I tell you that...
Good taste is the excuse I've always given for leading such a bad life.
Shallow sorrows and shallow loves live on. The loves and sorrows that are great are...
The old believe everything; the middle aged suspect everything: the young know everything.
It is through art, and through art only, that we can realise our perfection.
Women are meant to be loved, not to be understood.
If one tells the truth, one is sure sooner or later to be found out
Our ambition should be to rule ourselves, the true kingdom for each one of us;...
If the poor only had profiles there would be no difficulty in solving the problem...
The world is a stage, but the play is badly cast.
In marriage, as in war, it is permitted to take every advantage of the enemy.
When I was young, I thought that money was the most important thing in life;...
A man's very highest moment is, I have no doubt at all, when he kneels...
Anything important is never left to the vote of the people. We only get to...
Nothing lasts for ever but the Earth and sky.