I put all my genius into my life; I put only my talent into my works.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
Ambition is the last refuge of the failure.
The moment you think you understand a great work of art, it's dead for you.
Good taste is the excuse I've always given for leading such a bad life.
A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment...
One can survive everything nowadays, except death, and live down anything, except a good reputation.
An excellent man; he has no enemies; and none of his friends like him.
He to whom the present is the only thing that is present, knows nothing of...
Experience is the name every one gives to their mistakes.
How strange a thing this is! The Priest telleth me that the Soul is worth...
The best way to appreciate your job is to imagine yourself without one.
The world is a stage, but the play is badly cast.
To become a spectator of one's own life is to escape the suffering of life.
Of course the music is a great difficulty. You see, if one plays good music,...
A man who moralizes is usually a hypocrite, and a woman who moralizes is invariably...
Action is the last resource of those who know not how to dream.
By giving us the opinions of the uneducated, journalism keeps us in touch with the...
What is a cynic? A man who knows the price of everything and the value...
Music is the art which is most nigh to tears and memory.
The advice I am giving always to all my students is above all to study...
There's a clock on the wall and it's measuring down The time you have left...