Ordinary riches can be stolen, real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely precious things that cannot be taken from you.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
Why was I born with such contemporaries?
To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
Ah, well, then I suppose I shall have to die beyond my means.
If you pretend to be good, the world takes you very seriously. If you pretend...
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own...
The secret of life is to appreciate the pleasure of being terribly deceived
I never approve, or disapprove, of anything now. It is an absurd attitude to take...
Few parents nowadays pay any regard to what their children say to them. The old...
I welcome this opportunity of pricking the bloated bladder of lies with the poniard of...
Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go
Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a...
I don't like compliments, and I don't see why a man should think he is...
It is through art, and through art only, that we can realise our perfection.
Literature always anticipates life. It does not copy it, but moulds it to its purpose....
One can survive everything nowadays, except death, and live down anything, except a good reputation.
Formerly we used to canonize our heroes. The modern method is to vulgarize them. Cheap...
No woman should ever be quite accurate about her age. It looks so calculating.
When good Americans die they go to Paris.
Pessimist: One who, when he has the choice of two evils, chooses both.
There is no necessity to separate the monarch from the mob; all authority is equally...