Society exists only as a mental concept; in the real world there are only individuals.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
I always like to know everything about my new friends, and nothing about my old...
Nothing is so aggravating than calmness.
I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best.
Put your talent into your work, but your genius into your life
The public have an insatiable curiosity to know everything. Except what is worth knowing. Journalism,...
I can resist everything except temptation.
No crime is vulgar, but all vulgarity is crime
Most people die of a sort of creeping common sense, and discover when it is...
We are each our own devil, and we make this world our hell
My own business always bores me to death; I prefer other people's
The proper school to learn art is not life but art
Of course the music is a great difficulty. You see, if one plays good music,...
All that I desire to point out is the general principle that life imitates art...
Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative.
A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.
Marriage is not a word; it is a sentence
When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving one's self, and one always...
I put all my genius into my life; I put only my talent into my...
I went to my doctor and asked for something for persistent wind. He gave me...
Mathematics consists in proving the most obvious thing in the least obvious way.
The greatest genius is never so great as when it is chastised and subdued by...
The warrior's approach is to say yes to life: yea to it all.
Talent is a matter of quantity. Talent does not write on page, it writes three...
It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done;...
I think writing about unhappiness is probably the source of my popularity, if I have...