Shallow sorrows and shallow loves live on. The loves and sorrows that are great are destroyed by their own plenitude.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
Biography lends to death a new terror.
Temperament is the primary requisite for the critic - a temperament exquisitely susceptible to beauty,...
There is only one class in the community that thinks more about money than the...
Anybody can make history; only a great man can write it
Nowadays most people die of a sort of creeping common sense, and discover when it...
Men marry because they are tired, women because they are curious; both are disappointed.
Anybody can write a three-volume novel. It merely requires a complete ignorance of both life...
Memory... is the diary that we all carry about with us.
A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely...
Nowadays people know the price of everything and the value of nothing.
Murder is always a mistake - one should never do anything one cannot talk about...
I have met a lot of hardboiled eggs in my time, but you're twenty minutes.
Friendship is far more tragic than love, it lasts longer.
The way of paradoxes is the way of truth.
Man is a rational animal who always loses his temper when he is called upon...
Music is the art which is most nigh to tears and memory.
You know what a woman's curiosity is
Children begin by loving their parents; after a time they judge them; rarely, if ever,...
The question that is so clearly in many potential parents' minds: 'Why should we stunt...
I think the reason my parents didn't like me is I was not a good-looking...