He to whom the present is the only thing that is present, knows nothing of the age in which he lives.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
Plain women are always jealous of their husbands. Beautiful women never are. They are always...
Experience is the name every one gives to their mistakes.
No man is rich enough to buy back his past.
Ambition is the last refuge of the failure.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own...
It is only an auctioneer who can equally and impartially admire all schools of art.
Memory is the diary that we all carry about with us.
Nowadays people know the price of everything and the value of nothing.
I put all my genius into my life; I put only my talent into my...
Literature always anticipates life. It does not copy it, but moulds it to its purpose....
I do not approve of anything which tampers with natural ignorance
This suspense is terrible. I hope it will last.
You know what a woman's curiosity is
To lose one parent may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose both looks like...
God and other artists are always a little obscure.
Music is the art which is most nigh to tears and memory.
People who count their chickens before they are hatched, act very wisely, because chickens run...
I regard the theatre as the greatest of all art forms, the most immediate way...
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I...
Seriousness is the only refuge of the shallow.