Children have a natural antipathy to books - handicraft should be the basis of education. Boys and girls should be taught to use their hands to make something, and they would be less apt to destroy and be mischievous.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
Time is waste of money.
A man's face is his autobiography. A woman's face is her work of fiction.
The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
I can believe anything as long as it is incredible
In the wild struggle for existance, we want to have something that endures, and so...
All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling.
One's past is what one is. It is the only way by which people should...
He to whom the present is the only thing that is present, knows nothing of...
If you pretend to be good, the world takes you very seriously. If you pretend...
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything but the value of...
One's real life is so often the life that one does not lead.
I suppose society is wonderfully delightful. To be in it is merely a bore. But...
While we look to the dramatist to give romance to realism, we ask of the...
Do you really think it is weakness that yields to temptation? I tell you that...
The basis of optimism is sheer terror.
I like men who have a future and women who have a past
Pleasure is Nature's test, her sign of approval. When man is happy, he is in...
I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best.
America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between.
If there was less sympathy in the world, there would be less trouble in the...