My great mistake, the fault for which I can't forgive myself, is that one day I ceased my obstinate pursuit of my own individuality.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
The only difference between a caprice and a lifelong passion is that the caprice lasts...
Popularity is the one insult I have never suffered.
As long as a woman can look ten years younger than her own daughter, she...
A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely...
The consciousness of loving and being loved brings a warmth and richness to life that...
Arguments are to be avoided: they are always vulgar and often convincing.
The only real people are the people who never existed
Mr. Henry James writes fiction as if it were a painful duty.
Quotation is a serviceable substitute for wit.
Deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.
The security of Society lies in custom and unconscious instinct, and the basis of the...
Wickedness is a myth invented by good people to account for the curious attractiveness of...
I am the only person in the world I should like to know thoroughly.
If there is anything in the world more annoying than having people talk about you,...
The old believe everything; the middle aged suspect everything: the young know everything.
The sign of a Philistine age is the cry of immorality against art.
In examinations, the foolish ask questions the wise cannot answer.
There is no necessity to separate the monarch from the mob; all authority is equally...
When the gods wish to punish us they answer our prayers.
This suspense is terrible. I hope it will last.