Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
The one charm about marriage is that it makes a life of deception absolutely necessary...
A man can't be too careful in the choice of his enemies.
The difference between literature and journalism is that journalism is unreadable, and literature is not...
The world has grown suspicious of anything that looks like a happily married life.
Good taste is the excuse I've always given for leading such a bad life.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I...
Death and vulgarity are the only two facts in the nineteenth century that one cannot...
We all live in the gutter but some of us are looking up at the...
I welcome this opportunity of pricking the bloated bladder of lies with the poniard of...
Music is the art which is most nigh to tears and memory.
I sometimes think that God, in creating man, somewhat overestimated his ability
No woman should ever be quite accurate about her age. It looks so calculating.
Twenty years of romance makes a woman look like a ruin; but twenty years of...
In examinations, the foolish ask questions the wise cannot answer.
These days man knows the price of everything, but the value of nothing.
It is very vulgar to talk about one's business. Only people like stockbrokers do that,...
We are each our own devil, and we make this world our hell
All charming people, I fancy, are spoiled. It is the secret of their attraction.
There is a sort of charm in ugliness, if the person has some redeeming qualities...
The horror no less than the charm of real life consists precisely in the recurrent...
Charity consists not so much on HOW MUCH WE GIVE to the person but on...