No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
There is only one thing in life worse than being talked about, and that is...
I sometimes think that God in creating man somewhat overestimated his ability.
There is a luxury in self-reproach. When we blame ourselves we feel no one else...
Ordinary riches can be stolen, real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely precious things...
Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go
There's a way of transferring funds that is even faster than electronic banking. It's called...
You know what a woman's curiosity is
Arguments are to be avoided: they are always vulgar and often convincing.
Men always want to be a woman's first love. Women have a more subtle instinct:...
There is no necessity to separate the monarch from the mob; all authority is equally...
His morality is all sympathy, just what morality should be
A misanthrope I can understand - a womanthrope never
Ambition is the germ from which all growth of nobleness proceeds.
Children begin by loving their parents; after a time they judge them; rarely, if ever,...
It's beauty that captures your attention; personality which captures your heart.
To get back one's youth one has merely to repeat one's follies
Thinking is the most unhealthy thing in the world, and people die of it just...
An inordinate passion for pleasure is the secret of remaining young
The heat of youth is not more opposed to safety than the coldness of age.
If one age believes too much it is natural that another believes too little.
The pleasure that forgiveness gives you canâ€™t be achieved from revenge.
The wine of youth does not always clear with advancing years; sometimes it grows turbid