Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
And now, I am dying beyond my means.
People who love only once in their lives are. . . shallow people. What they...
You know more than you think you know, just as you know less than you...
Nothing spoils romance so much as a sense of humour in the woman.
Formerly we used to canonize our heroes. The modern method is to vulgarize them. Cheap...
In America the young are always ready to give to those who are older than...
The difference between literature and journalism is that journalism is unreadable and literature is not...
Appearance blinds, whereas words reveal.
The heart was made to be broken.
All art is quite useless.
I don't at all like knowing what people say of me behind my back. It...
A man cannot reason with the woman he loves: he cares about her too much.
Ridicule is the tribute paid to the genius by the mediocrities.
When I was young, I thought that money was the most important thing in life;...
One can survive everything nowadays, except death, and live down anything, except a good reputation.
No man is rich enough to buy back his past.
The soul is born old but grows young. That is the comedy of life. And...
I gave my life to become the person I am right now. Was it worth...
Do you believe in immortality? No, and one life is enough for me.
Birth, life, and death -- each took place on the hidden side of a leaf