I never approve, or disapprove, of anything now. It is an absurd attitude to take towards life. We are not sent into the world to air our moral prejudices. I never take any notice of what common people say, and…
Quote by Oscar Wilde
There is only one real tragedy in a woman's life. The fact that her past...
An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all.
We are each our own devil, and we make this world our hell
Of course the music is a great difficulty. You see, if one plays good music,...
All charming people, I fancy, are spoiled. It is the secret of their attraction.
Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go.
I don't at all like knowing what people say of me behind my back. It...
A true friend stabs you in the front.
There is a luxury in self-reproach. When we blame ourselves we feel that no one...
The consciousness of loving and being loved brings a warmth and richness to life that...
To lose one parent may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose both looks like...
The world is divided into two classes, those who believe the incredible, and those who...
The security of Society lies in custom and unconscious instinct, and the basis of the...
In America the President reigns for four years, and Journalism governs for ever and ever
She behaves as if she was beautiful. Most American women do. It is the secret...
The world has been made by fools that men should live in it
God and other artists are always a little obscure.
Women are made to be loved, not understood.
Mr. Henry James writes fiction as if it were a painful duty.
When the gods wish to punish us they answer our prayers.