Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
I like persons better than principles, and I like persons with no principles better than...
Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation
There is no such thing as a good influence. Because to influence a person is...
The sign of a Philistine age is the cry of immorality against art.
Perhaps, after all, America never has been discovered. I myself would say that it had...
Comfort is the only thing our civilization can give us.
I have nothing to declare but my genius.
The tragedy of old age is not that one is old, but that one is...
Scandal is gossip made tedious by morality
Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when...
Our ambition should be to rule ourselves, the true kingdom for each one of us;...
It is better to be beautiful than to be good. But... it is better to...
We are each our own devil, and we make this world our hell
It is only shallow people who do not judge by appearances
We degenerate into hideous puppets, haunted by the memory of the passions of which we...
When good Americans die they go to Paris.
Marriage is the one subject on which all women agree and all men disagree
Morality is simply the attitude we adopt towards people whom we personally dislike.
A heart needs only its own voice to do what is right.
While the State may respectfully require obedience on many matters, it cannot violate the moral...