Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
The tragedy of old age is not that one is old, but that one is...
I don't at all like knowing what people say of me behind my back. It...
To lose one parent may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose both looks like...
Deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.
It is only the modern that ever becomes old-fashioned.
Religion is the fashionable substitute for belief
Nothing makes one so vain as being told one is a sinner. Conscience makes egotists...
There is something terribly morbid in the modern sympathy with pain. One should sympathise with...
Experience is one thing you can't get for nothing.
To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
Ordinary riches can be stolen, real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely precious things...
Only the shallow know themselves.
Now that the House of Commons is trying to become useful, it does a great...
Children begin by loving their parents; after a time they judge them; rarely, if ever,...
I can believe anything as long as it is incredible
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I...
Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love,...
I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best.
Every act of conscious learning requires the willingness to suffer an injury to one's self-esteem....
If there's anything more important than my ego around, I want it caught and shot...
It is impossible to love and be wise.