It often happens that the real tragedies of life occur in such an inartistic manner that they hurt us by their crude violence, their absolute incoherence, their absurd want of meaning, their entire lack of style.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
Anybody can be good in the country. There are no temptations there.
Conversation about the weather is the last refuge of the unimaginative.
The old believe everything; the middle aged suspect everything: the young know everything.
I am the only person in the world I should like to know thoroughly.
Our ambition should be to rule ourselves, the true kingdom for each one of us;...
Life is too important to be taken seriously.
If you pretend to be good, the world takes you very seriously. If you pretend...
Skepticism is the beginning of faith.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask,...
It was only a sunny smile and little it cost in the giving but like...
All trials are trials for one's life, just as all sentences are sentences of death.
A true friend stabs you in the front.
Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation
He must have a truly romantic nature, for he weeps when there is nothing at...
I like men who have a future and women who have a past
Perhaps, after all, America never has been discovered. I myself would say that it had...
You know more than you think you know, just as you know less than you...
All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That's his.
A perfect woman, nobly planned, To warn, to comfort, and command; And yet a Spirit...
There are only three things to be done with a woman. You can love her,...