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
How else but through a broken heart may Lord Christ enter in?
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It is better to be beautiful than to be good, but it is better to...
Ordinary riches can be stolen; real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely precious things...
An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all.
Children have a natural antipathy to books - handicraft should be the basis of education....
Those who try to lead the people can only do so by following the mob
There is nothing so difficult to marry as a large nose.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything but the value of...
The critic has to educate the public; the artist has to educate the critic.
It is only an auctioneer who can equally and impartially admire all schools of art.
The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it.
Ambition is the germ from which all growth of nobleness proceeds.
A true friend stabs you in the front.
I choose my friends for their good looks, my acquaintances for their good characters, and...
Few parents nowadays pay any regard to what their children say to them. The old...
Who, being loved, is poor?
It was the passions about whose origin we deceived ourselves that tyrannized most strongly over...
The essence of poetry is will and passion.
Loneliness is about the scariest thing out there.