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
A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament.
If you pretend to be good, the world takes you very seriously. If you pretend...
It is better to have a permanent income than to be fascinating.
Arguments are extremely vulgar, for everyone in good society holds exactly the same opinion.
I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best.
An acquaintance that begins with a compliment is sure to develop into a real friendship.
I can sympathize with everything, except suffering.
One can survive everything, nowadays, except death, and live down everything except a good reputation.
The good ended happily, and the bad unhappily. That is what fiction means.
The typewriting machine, when played with expression, is no more annoying than the piano when...
Women have a wonderful instinct about things. They can discover everything except the obvious.
To love oneself is the beginning of a life-long romance
Memory is the diary that we all carry about with us.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry,...
There is a luxury in self-reproach. When we blame ourselves we feel that no one...
Society exists only as a mental concept; in the real world there are only individuals.
To love one's self is the beginning of a life-long romance
I put all my genius into my life; I put only my talent into my...
The free-lance writer is the person who is paid per piece or per word or...
The ball retriever is not long enough to get my putter out of the tree.
Genius is nothing but a greater aptitude for patience
Destiny itself is like a wonderful wide tapestry in which every thread is guided by...
It takes little talent to see what lies under one's nose, a good deal to...
Laziness may appear attractive, but work gives satisfaction.
To vilify a great man is the readiest way in which a little man can...