Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people by the people for the people.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
Human Nature Quotes
The critic has to educate the public; the artist has to educate the critic.
Fathers should be neither seen nor heard. That is the only proper basis for family...
I put all my genius into my life; I put only my talent into my...
Music is the art which is most nigh to tears and memory.
The secret of life is to appreciate the pleasure of being terribly deceived
Those who are faithful know only the trivial side of love; it is the faithless...
Nothing makes one so vain as being told one is a sinner. Conscience makes egotists...
The world has been made by fools that men should live in it
The soul is born old but grows young. That is the comedy of life. And...
Why was I born with such contemporaries?
The typewriting machine, when played with expression, is no more annoying than the piano when...
There is nothing in the world like the devotion of a married woman. It is...
If there is anything in the world more annoying than having people talk about you,...
The good ended happily, and the bad unhappily. That is what fiction means.
Ambition is the last refuge of failure.
I see when men love women. They give them but a little of their lives....
No object is so beautiful that, under certain conditions, it will not look ugly.
Literature always anticipates life. It does not copy it, but moulds it to its purpose....
Literature is a comprehensive essence of the intellectual life of a nation.
Literature is the human activity that takes the fullest and most precise account of variousness,...