In modern life nothing produces such an effect as a good platitude. It makes the whole world kin.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
Marriage is the one subject on which all women agree and all men disagree
A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment...
It is the spectator, and not life, that art really mirrors.
Popularity is the crown of laurel which the world puts on bad art. Whatever is...
Work is the curse of the drinking classes.
Formerly we used to canonize our heroes. The modern method is to vulgarize them. Cheap...
Ultimately the bond of all companionship, whether in marriage or in friendship, is conversation.
Our ambition should be to rule ourselves, the true kingdom for each one of us;...
Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when...
Everybody who is incapable of learning has taken to teaching.
It was only a sunny smile and little it cost in the giving but like...
Who, being loved, is poor?
An optimist will tell you the glass is half-full; the pessimist, half-empty; and the engineer...
I dislike arguments of any kind. They are always vulgar, and often convincing.
The intellect is not a serious thing, and never has been. It is an instrument...
A poet can survive everything but a misprint.
Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much.
I do not approve of anything which tampers with natural ignorance
Real knowledge is to know the extent of ones ignorance.
Spontaneity is only a term for man's ignorance of the gods