Formerly we used to canonize our heroes. The modern method is to vulgarize them. Cheap editions of great books may be delightful, but cheap editions of great men are absolutely detestable.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
A man who does not think for himself does not think at all.
No woman should ever be quite accurate about her age. It looks so calculating.
Judges, like the criminal classes, have their lighter moments
Looking good and dressing well is a necessity. Having a purpose in life is not.
It takes a thoroughly good woman to do a thoroughly stupid thing
Plain women are always jealous of their husbands. Beautiful women never are. They are always...
No crime is vulgar, but all vulgarity is crime
A man can be happy with any woman as long as he does not love...
Each of the professions means a prejudice. The necessity for a career forces every one...
One of the many lessons that one learns in prison is, that things are what...
There is no such thing as a good influence. Because to influence a person is...
We all live in the gutter but some of us are looking up at the...
The secret of life is to appreciate the pleasure of being terribly deceived
Life is too important to be taken seriously.
A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely...
There is only one thing in life worse than being talked about, and that is...
One should never trust a woman who tells her real age. If she tells that,...
Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess.
Quarrels often arise in marriages when the bridal gifts are excessive.
Excessive dealings with tyrants are not good for the security of free states.
There are only three things that can kill a farmer: lightning, rolling over in a...
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice
God may allow His servant to succeed when He has disciplined him to a point...