From the point of view of literature Mr. Kipling is a genius who drops his aspirates. From the point of view of life, he is a reporter who knows vulgarity better than any one has ever known it.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
Deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.
Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go.
Only the shallow know themselves.
Judges, like the criminal classes, have their lighter moments
The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it.
Hearts live by being wounded.
The way of paradoxes is the way of truth.
Simplicity is Beauty and Beauty is simplicity, nothing more, nothing less.
As long as war is regarded as wicked, it will always have its fascination. When...
These days man knows the price of everything, but the value of nothing.
To reveal art and conceal the artist is art's aim
All that I desire to point out is the general principle that life imitates art...
Faithfulness is to the emotional life what consistency is to the life of the intellect...
Nothing is so aggravating than calmness.
What seems to us bitter trials are often blessings in disguise.
The world has grown suspicious of anything that looks like a happily married life.
Any preoccupation with ideas of what is right or wrong in conduct shows an arrested...
I see when men love women. They give them but a little of their lives....
What I have to say is far more important than how long my eyelashes are.
If by strength is meant moral power, then woman is immeasurably man's superior.