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
In America the President reigns for four years, and Journalism governs forever and ever.
Experience is the name we give to our past mistakes
Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of...
A man can be happy with any woman, as long as he does not love...
I like men who have a future and women who have a past
The difference between literature and journalism is that journalism is unreadable and literature is not...
Biography lends to death a new terror.
A pessimist is somebody who complains about the noise when opportunity knocks.
Those whom the gods love grow young.
Few parents nowadays pay any regard to what their children say to them. The old...
Only the shallow know themselves.
Scandal is gossip made tedious by morality
My duty as a gentleman has never interfered with my pleasures in the smallest degree.
One can survive everything nowadays, except death, and live down anything, except a good reputation.
I can stand brute force, but brute reason is quite unbearable. There is something unfair...
We are each our own devil, and we make this world our hell
Journalism justifies its own existence by the great Darwinian principle of the survival of the...
Arguments are to be avoided: they are always vulgar and often convincing.
The moment you think you understand a great work of art, it's dead for you.
Men marry because they are tired; women, because they are curious; both are disappointed.