The basis of optimism is sheer terror.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
When a love comes to an end, weaklings cry, efficient ones instantly find another love,...
All that I desire to point out is the general principle that life imitates art...
The critic has to educate the public; the artist has to educate the critic.
Why was I born with such contemporaries?
Woman begins by resisting a man's advances and ends up blocking his retreat.
Memory is the diary that we all carry about with us.
The good ended happily, and the bad unhappily. That is what fiction means.
Men always want to be a woman's first love. That is their clumsy vanity. We...
Deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.
It is because Humanity has never known where it was going that it has been...
They afterwards took me to a dancing saloon where I saw the only rational method...
A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely...
In marriage, as in war, it is permitted to take every advantage of the enemy.
Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation
The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on. It is...
Nowadays people know the price of everything and the value of nothing.
In the world there are only two tragedies. One is not getting what one wants,...
I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma...
Storytellers, by the very act of telling, communicate a radical learning that changes lives and...