Extravagance is the luxury of the poor; penury is the luxury of the rich
Quote by Oscar Wilde
What we have to do, what at any rate it is our duty to do,...
One should never trust a woman who tells her real age. If she tells that,...
My own business always bores me to death; I prefer other people's.
It is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or...
How else but through a broken heart may Lord Christ enter in?
What people call insincerity is simply a method by which we can multiply our personalities.
Good taste is the excuse I've always given for leading such a bad life.
There is nothing in the world like the devotion of a married woman. It is...
Arguments are to be avoided: they are always vulgar and often convincing.
Nothing spoils a romance so much as a sense of humor in the woman
Perhaps, after all, America never has been discovered. I myself would say that it has...
Looking good and dressing well is a necessity. Having a purpose in life is not.
Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is far...
Ah, well, then I suppose I shall have to die beyond my means.
Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love,...
I can stand brute force, but brute reason is quite unbearable. There is something unfair...
Vulgarity is the conduct of other people, just as falsehoods are the truths of other...
The worst form of tyranny the world has ever known the tyranny of the weak...
More harm was done in the 20th century by faceless bureaucrats than tyrant dictators.
The only tyrant I accept in this world is the 'still small voice' within me.