Deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
Music makes one feel so romantic - at least it always gets on one's nerves...
There is something terribly morbid in the modern sympathy with pain. One should sympathise with...
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry,...
The difference between literature and journalism is that journalism is unreadable, and literature is not...
I want my food dead. Not sick, not dying, dead.
Those who are faithful know only the trivial side of love: it is the faithless...
Nothing spoils a romance so much as a sense of humor in the woman
An inordinate passion for pleasure is the secret of remaining young
Seriousness is the only refuge of the shallow.
Most men and women are forced to perform parts for which they have no qualification.
Until this moment, I never understood how hard it was to lose something you never...
Marriage is the one subject on which all women agree and all men disagree
An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all.
Anybody can write a three-volume novel. It merely requires a complete ignorance of both life...
A man can be happy with any woman as long as he does not love...
It is perfectly monstrous the way people go about nowadays saying things against one, behind...
It is the confession, not the priest, that gives us absolution
It is better to be beautiful than to be good. But... it is better to...
Bigamy is having one wife too many. Monogamy is the same.
The good ended happily, and the bad unhappily. That is what fiction means.