People who love only once in their lives are. . . shallow people. What they call their loyalty, and their fidelity, I call either the lethargy of custom or their lack of imagination.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
Everything popular is wrong.
Looking good and dressing well is a necessity. Having a purpose in life is not.
Conversation should touch everything, but should concentrate itself on nothing.
Everything will change. The only question is growing up or decaying.
Women are made to be loved, not understood.
Faithfulness is to the emotional life what consistency is to the life of the intellect...
Mr. Henry James writes fiction as if it were a painful duty.
A man's face is his autobiography. A woman's face is her work of fiction.
One can give a really unbiased opinion only about things that do not interest one
A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.
Ridicule is the tribute paid to the genius by the mediocrities.
The best way to appreciate your job is to imagine yourself without one.
No woman should ever be quite accurate about her age. It looks so calculating.
The cynic knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.
The moment you think you understand a great work of art, it's dead for you.
The public have an insatiable curiosity to know everything, except what is worth knowing
Any preoccupation with ideas of what is right or wrong in conduct shows an arrested...
Literature always anticipates life. It does not copy it, but moulds it to its purpose....
Great literature should do some good to the reader: must quicken his perception though dull,...
As for literature, thefts cannot harm it, while the lapse of ages augments its value