One's real life is often the life that one does not lead
Quote by Oscar Wilde
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry,...
Vulgarity is the conduct of other people, just as falsehoods are the truths of other...
The public have an insatiable curiosity to know everything, except what is worth knowing
A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.
It often happens that the real tragedies of life occur in such an inartistic manner...
One's real life is so often the life that one does not lead.
Arguments are to be avoided: they are always vulgar and often convincing.
I hope you have not been leading a double life, pretending to be wicked and...
Anybody can be good in the country. There are no temptations there.
If you pretend to be good, the world takes you very seriously. If you pretend...
In America the President reigns for four years, and Journalism governs for ever and ever
She is a peacock in everything but beauty
There is only one class in the community that thinks more about money than the...
It is through art, and through art only, that we can realise our perfection.
All art is quite useless.
We all live in the gutter but some of us are looking up at the...
An optimist will tell you the glass is half-full; the pessimist, half-empty; and the engineer...
Mr. Henry James writes fiction as if it were a painful duty.
I always pass on good advice. It is the only thing to do with it....
These days man knows the price of everything, but the value of nothing.