Marriage is the one subject on which all women agree and all men disagree
Quote by Oscar Wilde
The basis of optimism is sheer terror.
Temperament is the primary requisite for the critic - a temperament exquisitely susceptible to beauty,...
I have nothing to declare but my genius.
How else but through a broken heart may Lord Christ enter in?
While we look to the dramatist to give romance to realism, we ask of the...
A man cannot reason with the woman he loves: he cares about her too much.
His morality is all sympathy, just what morality should be
One's real life is often the life that one does not lead.
Musical people always want one to be perfectly dumb at the very moment when one...
As long as war is regarded as wicked, it will always have its fascination. When...
Extravagance is the luxury of the poor; penury is the luxury of the rich
It is because Humanity has never known where it was going that it has been...
I don't at all like knowing what people say of me behind my back. It...
There's a way of transferring funds that is even faster than electronic banking. It's called...
Whenever a man does a thoroughly stupid thing, it is always from the noblest motives.
If you pretend to be good, the world takes you very seriously. If you pretend...
The secret of life is in art.
Pessimist: One who, when he has the choice of two evils, chooses both.
I don't believe in pessimism. If something doesn't come up the way you want, forge...
A pessimist is a person who is always right but doesn't get any enjoyment out...