Anybody can write a three-volume novel. It merely requires a complete ignorance of both life and literature.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
Arguments are to be avoided: they are always vulgar and often convincing.
America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between.
In examinations, the foolish ask questions the wise cannot answer.
His morality is all sympathy, just what morality should be
To lose one parent may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose both looks like...
What we have to do, what at any rate it is our duty to do,...
People who love only once in their lives are. . . shallow people. What they...
Work is the refuge of people who have nothing better to do
Comfort is the only thing our civilization can give us.
A man who is master of himself can end a sorrow as easily as he...
Shallow sorrows and shallow loves live on. The loves and sorrows that are great are...
He has no enemies, but is intensely disliked by his friends.
It is through¦ Art and Art only that we can shield ourselves from the sordid...
I can stand brute force, but brute reason is quite unbearable. There is something unfair...
Women are made to be loved, not understood.
Ambition is the last refuge of the failure.
We are each our own devil, and we make this world our hell
The worst vice of a fanatic is his sincerity.
In the history of mankind, fanaticism has caused more harm than vice
Today's Islamic fundamentalism is also a cover for political motifs. We should not overlook the...
Some sincerity will serve well in the long run but total sincerity is often detrimental.
Search others for their virtues, thy self for thy vices