Each of the professions means a prejudice. The necessity for a career forces every one to take sides. We live in the age of the overworked, and the under-educated; the age in which people are so industrious that they become…
Quote by Oscar Wilde
I am the only person in the world I should like to know thoroughly.
Conscience and cowardice are really the same things. Conscience is the trade-name of the firm....
Life imitates art far more than art imitates Life.
Everybody who is incapable of learning has taken to teaching.
As long as a woman can look ten years younger than her own daughter, she...
If one tells the truth, one is sure sooner or later to be found out
It is better to be beautiful than to be good, but it is better to...
Ambition is the last refuge of the failure.
It is a very sad thing that nowadays there is so little useless information.
Nowadays most people die of a sort of creeping common sense, and discover when it...
The well bred contradict other people. The wise contradict themselves.
Genius is born, not paid.
Nothing is so aggravating than calmness.
Life has been your art. You have set yourself to music. Your days are your...
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I...
Seriousness is the only refuge of the shallow.
The condition of perfection is idleness: the aim of perfection is youth.
Vulgarity is the conduct of other people, just as falsehoods are the truths of other...
Duration is not a test of truth or falsehood.
In argument, truth always prevails finally; in politics, falsehood always.
Vulgarity is simply the conduct of other people.