Musical people always want one to be perfectly dumb at the very moment when one is longing to be perfectly deaf
Quote by Oscar Wilde
Oscar Wilde Quotes
It often happens that the real tragedies of life occur in such an inartistic manner...
I am the only person in the world I should like to know thoroughly.
Experience is the name every one gives to their mistakes.
Now that the House of Commons is trying to become useful, it does a great...
God's eternal laws are kind-and break the heart of stone.
An optimist will tell you the glass is half-full; the pessimist, half-empty; and the engineer...
Those who are faithful know only the trivial side of love; it is the faithless...
Perhaps, after all, America never has been discovered. I myself would say that it has...
What is a cynic? A man who knows the price of everything and the value...
In America the President reigns for four years, and Journalism governs for ever and ever
History is merely gossip
London is full of women who trust their husbands. One can always recognize them. They...
The moment you think you understand a great work of art, it's dead for you.
The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
It is better to have a permanent income than to be fascinating.
Life is too important to be taken seriously.
She...can talk brillantly upon any subject provided she knows nothing about it.
There are only two kinds of people who are really fascinating - people who know...
It is only by not paying one's bills that one can hope to live in...
When good Americans die they go to Paris.