Popularity is the crown of laurel which the world puts on bad art. Whatever is popular is wrong.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
Nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Some cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go.
Deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.
The sign of a Philistine age is the cry of immorality against art.
It is only the modern that ever becomes old-fashioned.
It is very vulgar to talk about one's business. Only people like stockbrokers do that,...
Nature is always behind the age.
The old believe everything; the middle aged suspect everything: the young know everything.
All charming people, I fancy, are spoiled. It is the secret of their attraction.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own...
Behind every exquisite thing that existed, there was something tragic.
I put all my genius into my life; I put only my talent into my...
A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely...
It was only a sunny smile and little it cost in the giving but like...
Life is far too important a thing ever to talk seriously about.
The strength of women comes from the fact that psychology cannot explain us. Men can...
While to the claims of charity a man may yield and yet be free, to...
Anybody can be good in the country. There are no temptations there.
The typewriting machine, when played with expression, is no more annoying than the piano when...
I suppose society is wonderfully delightful. To be in it is merely a bore. But...