The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
Judges, like the criminal classes, have their lighter moments
A man who does not think for himself does not think at all.
Woman begins by resisting a man's advances and ends by blocking his retreat
Only the shallow know themselves.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry,...
Morality is simply the attitude we adopt towards people whom we personally dislike.
Ultimately the bond of all companionship, whether in marriage or in friendship, is conversation.
Young men want to be faithful, and are not; old men want to be faithless,...
I think that God, in creating man, somewhat overestimated his ability.
Biography lends to death a new terror.
One should always play fairly when one has the winning cards.
It is only by not paying one's bills that one can hope to live in...
When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life;...
Women represent the triumph of matter over mind, just as men represent the triumph of...
Society exists only as a mental concept; in the real world there are only individuals.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I...
A man's very highest moment is, I have no doubt at all, when he kneels...
I like persons better than principles, and I like persons with no principles better than...
In America the young are always ready to give to those who are older than...
The moment you think you understand a great work of art, it's dead for you.