Anybody can write a three-volume novel. It merely requires a complete ignorance of both life and literature.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
My own business always bores me to death; I prefer other people's.
In America, the young are always ready to give to those older than themselves the...
Memory is the diary that we all carry about with us.
I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best.
Woman begins by resisting a man's advances and ends up blocking his retreat.
An inordinate passion for pleasure is the secret of remaining young
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own...
Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative.
Women have a wonderful instinct about things. They can discover everything except the obvious.
I sometimes think that God, in creating man, somewhat overestimated his ability
Of course the music is a great difficulty. You see, if one plays good music,...
Murder is always a mistake - one should never do anything one cannot talk about...
Men always want to be a woman's first love. Women have a more subtle instinct:...
How marriage ruins a man! It is as demoralizing as cigarettes, and far more expensive.
I am the only person in the world I should like to know thoroughly.
Men always want to be a womans first love. Women have a more subtle instinct:...
I like persons better than principles, and I like persons with no principles better than...
The truth is rarely pure and never simple.
Speak the truth by all means; be bold and fearless in your rebuke of error,...
Truth is the strong compost in which beauty may sometimes germinate