Nothing is so aggravating than calmness.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
The well bred contradict other people. The wise contradict themselves.
The one person who has more illusions than the dreamer is the man of action
Now that the House of Commons is trying to become useful, it does a great...
Journalism justifies its own existence by the great Darwinian principle of the survival of the...
I like persons better than principles, and I like persons with no principles better than...
Why was I born with such contemporaries?
A true friend stabs you in the front.
The aim of love is to love: no more, and no less.
Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative.
Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious.
One's real life is often the life that one does not lead.
Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go.
It is only shallow people who do not judge by appearances
Religions die when they are proved to be true. Science is the record of dead...
There are only two tragedies in life: one is not getting what one wants, and...
A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.
A woman will flirt with anybody in the world as long as other people are...
A pessimist is somebody who complains about the noise when opportunity knocks.
They wrong opportunity who say she knocks but once
Not houses finely roofed or the stones of walls well builded, nay nor canals and...
Pessimism, when you get used to it, is just as agreeable as optimism.