It is only the modern that ever becomes old fashioned.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
To love oneself is the beginning of a life-long romance
Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative.
Death and vulgarity are the only two facts in the nineteenth century that one cannot...
No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would...
Illusion is the first of all pleasures.
I don't like compliments, and I don't see why a man should think he is...
It is a curious fact that people are never so trivial as when they take...
Twenty years of romance makes a woman look like a ruin; but twenty years of...
I have nothing to declare except my genius.
Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
All charming people, I fancy, are spoiled. It is the secret of their attraction.
The well bred contradict other people. The wise contradict themselves.
To become a spectator of one's own life is to escape the suffering of life.
Pessimist: One who, when he has the choice of two evils, chooses both.
You know more than you think you know, just as you know less than you...
The basis of optimism is sheer terror.
The tragedy of old age is not that one is old, but that one is...
An inordinate passion for pleasure is the secret of remaining young
For inquire, I pray thee, of the former age, and prepare thyself to the search...
I was always taught to respect my elders and I've now reached the age when...
Happiness is not pleasure, it is victory.
Youth is about the only thing worth having, and that is about the only thing...