One can survive everything, nowadays, except death, and live down everything except a good reputation.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
One's real life is often the life that one does not lead
Society exists only as a mental concept; in the real world there are only individuals.
Woman begins by resisting a man's advances and ends by blocking his retreat
Ordinary riches can be stolen; real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely precious things...
The world was my oyster but I used the wrong fork - Oscar Wilde
Bachelors should be heavily taxed. It is not fair that some men should be happier...
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time...
What seems to us bitter trials are often blessings in disguise.
My duty as a gentleman has never interfered with my pleasures in the smallest degree.
Marriage is not a word; it is a sentence
She is a peacock in everything but beauty
The secret of life is to appreciate the pleasure of being terribly deceived
Of course the music is a great difficulty. You see, if one plays good music,...
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything but the value of...
Women love us for our defects. If we have enough of them, they will forgive...
A pessimist is somebody who complains about the noise when opportunity knocks.
The only difference between a caprice and a lifelong passion is that the caprice lasts...
The basis of optimism is sheer terror.
You are beaten to earth? Well, well, what's that? Come up with a smiling face,...
An optimist stays up until midnight to see the new year in. A pessimist stays...