History is merely gossip
Quote by Oscar Wilde
I sometimes think that God, in creating man, somewhat overestimated his ability
People who love only once in their lives are. . . shallow people. What they...
There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well...
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use...
My own business always bores me to death; I prefer other people's.
No object is so beautiful that, under certain conditions, it will not look ugly.
London is full of women who trust their husbands. One can always recognize them. They...
In examinations, the foolish ask questions the wise cannot answer.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I...
The condition of perfection is idleness: the aim of perfection is youth.
Beauty is a form of genius - is higher, indeed, than genius, as it needs...
Popularity is the crown of laurel which the world puts on bad art. Whatever is...
Women represent the triumph of matter over mind, just as men represent the triumph of...
Whenever people agree with me I always feel I must be wrong.
The sign of a Philistine age is the cry of immorality against art.
Genius is born, not paid.
I don't at all like knowing what people say of me behind my back. It...
It is through¦ Art and Art only that we can shield ourselves from the sordid...
Art is coming face to face with yourself. That's what's wrong with Benton. He came...
The best part of beauty is that which no picture can express.