Anybody can write a three-volume novel. It merely requires a complete ignorance of both life and literature.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
I can sympathize with everything, except suffering.
What we have to do, what at any rate it is our duty to do,...
No man is rich enough to buy back his past.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will...
Nature is always behind the age.
There is something terribly morbid in the modern sympathy with pain. One should sympathise with...
To become a spectator of one's own life is to escape the suffering of life.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask,...
In America the young are always ready to give to those who are older than...
Most men and women are forced to perform parts for which they have no qualification.
The truth is rarely pure and never simple.
It was only a sunny smile and little it cost in the giving but like...
The only way to get rid of temptation is to yield to it... I can...
I want my food dead. Not sick, not dying, dead.
Truth, in matters of religion, is simply the opinion that has survived
You know more than you think you know, just as you know less than you...
I put all my genius into my life; I put only my talent into my...
It is only an auctioneer who can equally and impartially admire all schools of art.
The aim of every artist is to arrest motion, which is life, by artificial means...
The principles of true art is not to portray, but to evoke.