I put all my genius into my life; I put only my talent into my works.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a...
Pessimist: One who, when he has the choice of two evils, chooses both.
One should never trust a woman who tells her real age. If she tells that,...
Faithfulness is to the emotional life what consistency is to the life of the intellect...
It is better to have a permanent income than to be fascinating.
In America the President reigns for four years, and Journalism governs forever and ever.
In the world there are only two tragedies. One is not getting what one wants,...
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
Temperament is the primary requisite for the critic - a temperament exquisitely susceptible to beauty,...
Music is the art which is most nigh to tears and memory.
It is the confession, not the priest, that gives us absolution
Children have a natural antipathy to books - handicraft should be the basis of education....
The intellect is not a serious thing, and never has been. It is an instrument...
The salesman knows nothing of what he is selling save that he is charging a...
Anybody can be good in the country
One's real life is often the life that one does not lead
What we have to do, what at any rate it is our duty to do,...
I sometimes think that God, in creating man, somewhat overestimated his ability
Don't underestimate the value of Doing Nothing, of just going along, listening to all the...
The best way to appreciate your job is to imagine yourself without one.
A God without dominion, providence, and final causes, is nothing else but fate and nature.
Man only likes to count his troubles, but he does not count his joys.