No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess.
You know what a woman's curiosity is.
No object is so beautiful that, under certain conditions, it will not look ugly.
The only way to get rid of temptation is to yield to it... I can...
Formerly we used to canonize our heroes. The modern method is to vulgarize them. Cheap...
Musical people always want one to be perfectly dumb at the very moment when one...
Everything popular is wrong.
If you pretend to be good, the world takes you very seriously. If you pretend...
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
A man can't be too careful in the choice of his enemies.
God's eternal laws are kind-and break the heart of stone.
It is only by not paying one's bills that one can hope to live in...
Anybody can be good in the country. There are no temptations there.
Women are made to be loved, not understood.
Biography lends to death a new terror.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask,...
He has no enemies, but is intensely disliked by his friends.
The well bred contradict other people. The wise contradict themselves.
In youth and beauty, wisdom is but rare!
All this worldly wisdom was once the unnameable heresy of some wise man.
If you can count your money, you don't have a billion dollars.