Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
Everything popular is wrong.
Behind every exquisite thing that existed, there was something tragic.
To become a spectator of one's own life is to escape the suffering of life.
Nowadays most people die of a sort of creeping common sense, and discover when it...
Death must be so beautiful. To lie in the soft brown earth, with the grasses...
No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would...
Where there is sorrow, there is holy ground
Men marry because they are tired, women because they are curious; both are disappointed.
Mr. Henry James writes fiction as if it were a painful duty.
The past is of no importance. The present is of no importance. It is with...
Arguments are to be avoided: they are always vulgar and often convincing.
History is merely gossip
The consciousness of loving and being loved brings a warmth and richness to life that...
One of the many lessons that one learns in prison is, that things are what...
Nothing makes one so vain as being told one is a sinner. Conscience makes egotists...
I think that God, in creating man, somewhat overestimated his ability.
Man can believe the impossible, but man can never believe the improbable.
Some cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go.
Memory in youth is active and easily impressible; in old age it is comparatively callous...
When your mother asks, 'Do you want a piece of advice?' it is a mere...
There is no value in life except what you choose to place upon it and...