Life is far too important a thing ever to talk seriously about.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
One can survive everything, nowadays, except death, and live down everything except a good reputation.
They spoil every romance by trying to make it last forever.
Behind every exquisite thing that existed, there was something tragic.
When I was young, I thought that money was the most important thing in life;...
Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious.
When liberty comes with hands dabbled in blood it is hard to shake hands with...
Ambition is the last refuge of the failure.
In modern life nothing produces such an effect as a good platitude. It makes the...
Beauty is a form of genius - is higher, indeed, than genius, as it needs...
Those who try to lead the people can only do so by following the mob
The imagination imitates. It is the critical spirit that creates.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry,...
Memory is the diary that we all carry about with us
One can survive everything nowadays, except death, and live down anything, except a good reputation.
To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
Perhaps, after all, America never has been discovered. I myself would say that it had...
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I...
My duty as a gentleman has never interfered with my pleasures in the smallest degree.
A gentleman is one who never hurts anyone's feelings unintentionally.
A guy is a boy by birth, a man by age, but a gentleman by...
Personally, I experience the greatest degree of pleasure in having contact with works of art....