Men always want to be a woman's first love. Women have a more subtle instinct: What they like is to be a man's last romance.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
Memory is the diary that we all carry about with us
The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on. It is...
I sometimes think that God in creating man somewhat overestimated his ability.
The well bred contradict other people. The wise contradict themselves.
If one plays good music, people don't listen and if one plays bad music people...
Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious.
The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.
Nothing can cure the soul but the senses, just as nothing can cure the senses...
Those who are faithful know only the trivial side of love: it is the faithless...
Musical people always want one to be perfectly dumb at the very moment when one...
Music makes one feel so romantic - at least it always gets on one's nerves...
History is merely gossip
Nothing spoils a romance so much as a sense of humor in the woman
I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best.
There's nothing in the world like the devotion of a married woman. It's a thing...
No object is so beautiful that, under certain conditions, it will not look ugly.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I...
What we have to do, what at any rate it is our duty to do,...
The moment you think you understand a great work of art, it's dead for you.
Our ambition should be to rule ourselves, the true kingdom for each one of us;...