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
Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live; it is asking others to live...
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry,...
Of course the music is a great difficulty. You see, if one plays good music,...
Simple pleasures are always the last refuge of the complex
Our ambition should be to rule ourselves, the true kingdom for each one of us;...
There is something terribly morbid in the modern sympathy with pain. One should sympathise with...
Memory is the diary that we all carry about with us.
Skepticism is the beginning of faith.
The moment you think you understand a great work of art, it's dead for you.
I have met a lot of hardboiled eggs in my time, but you're twenty minutes.
You know more than you think you know, just as you know less than you...
An optimist will tell you the glass is half-full; the pessimist, half-empty; and the engineer...
The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
Bigamy is having one wife too many. Monogamy is the same.
The advantage of the emotions is that they lead us astray.
Ridicule is the tribute paid to the genius by the mediocrities.
Children begin by loving their parents; after a time they judge them; rarely, if ever,...
Death must be so beautiful. To lie in the soft brown earth, with the grasses...
There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness.
Forgive? Sounds good. Forget? Not sure I could.