Genius is born, not paid.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
The truth is rarely pure and never simple.
If you pretend to be good, the world takes you very seriously. If you pretend...
Woman begins by resisting a man's advances and ends by blocking his retreat
It is the confession, not the priest, that gives us absolution
Everything popular is wrong.
There is much to be said in favour of modern journalism. By giving us the...
All great ideas are dangerous.
The imagination imitates. It is the critical spirit that creates.
Those who try to lead the people can only do so by following the mob
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use...
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I...
I can stand brute force, but brute reason is quite unbearable. There is something unfair...
In all matters of opinion, our adversaries are insane.
I have made an important discovery... that alcohol, taken in sufficient quantities, produces all the...
Only the shallow know themselves.
A man cannot reason with the woman he loves: he cares about her too much.
There are only two tragedies in life: one is not getting what one wants, and...
One can survive everything nowadays, except death, and live down anything, except a good reputation.
A strong argument for the religion of Christ is this / that offences against Charity...
Older men declare war. But it is youth that must fight and die.
Until you lose your reputation, you never realize what a burden it was or what...