History is merely gossip
Quote by Oscar Wilde
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry,...
Now that the House of Commons is trying to become useful, it does a great...
When a woman marries again it is because she detested her first husband. When a...
Pessimist: One who, when he has the choice of two evils, chooses both.
Biography lends to death a new terror.
I have nothing to declare except my genius.
The critic has to educate the public; the artist has to educate the critic.
Work is the refuge of people who have nothing better to do
The typewriting machine, when played with expression, is no more annoying than the piano when...
One's past is what one is. It is the only way by which people should...
Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when...
An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all.
There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well...
The secret of life is to appreciate the pleasure of being terribly deceived
Yet each man kills the thing he loves from all let this be heard some...
What seems to us bitter trials are often blessings in disguise.
Work is the curse of the drinking classes.
I am the only person in the world I should like to know thoroughly.
I don't at all like knowing what people say of me behind my back. It...
I always thought I should be treated like a star.
He is forced to be literate about the illiterate, witty about the witless and coherent...