I don't at all like knowing what people say of me behind my back. It makes me far too conceited.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
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It was the passions about whose origin we deceived ourselves that tyrannized most strongly over...
An excellent man; he has no enemies; and none of his friends like him.
It is only an auctioneer who can equally and impartially admire all schools of art.
I adore political parties. They are the only place left to us where people don't...
All that I desire to point out is the general principle that life imitates art...
Life is never fair, and perhaps it is a good thing for most of us...
Ordinary riches can be stolen; real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely precious things...
The only real people are the people who never existed
Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live; it is asking others to live...
Those whom the gods love grow young.
I dislike arguments of any kind. They are always vulgar, and often convincing.
Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask,...
Life is far too important a thing ever to talk seriously about.
I don't like compliments, and I don't see why a man should think he is...
The man who can dominate a London dinner-table can dominate the world.
America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between.
I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in...