Few parents nowadays pay any regard to what their children say to them. The old fashioned respect for the young is fast dying out.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
If you are not too long, I will wait here for you all my life.
When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving one's self, and one always...
Put your talent into your work, but your genius into your life
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry,...
I like men who have a future and women who have a past
I see when men love women. They give them but a little of their lives....
So never lose an opportunity of urging a practical beginning, however small, for it is...
While to the claims of charity a man may yield and yet be free, to...
The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
35 is a very attractive age. London society is full of women of the very...
Looking good and dressing well is a necessity. Having a purpose in life is not.
We degenerate into hideous puppets, haunted by the memory of the passions of which we...
Biography lends to death a new terror.
Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much.
The old believe everything; the middle aged suspect everything: the young know everything.
We are each our own devil, and we make this world our hell
I don't at all like knowing what people say of me behind my back. It...
I always pass on good advice. It is the only thing to do with it....
The moment you think you understand a great work of art, it's dead for you.
Mr. Henry James writes fiction as if it were a painful duty.