The books that the world calls immoral are the books that show the world its own shame.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
What seems to us bitter trials are often blessings in disguise.
Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go.
We live in an age when unnecessary things are our only necessities.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I...
He to whom the present is the only thing that is present, knows nothing of...
Memory is the diary that we all carry about with us.
Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a...
Children begin by loving their parents; as they grow older they judge them; sometimes, they...
I see when men love women. They give them but a little of their lives....
The typewriting machine, when played with expression, is no more annoying than the piano when...
Woman begins by resisting a man's advances and ends up blocking his retreat.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use...
There are many things that we would throw away if we were not afraid that...
No crime is vulgar, but all vulgarity is crime
All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That's his.
The public is wonderfully tolerant. It forgives everything except genius.
Vulgarity is simply the conduct of other people.
Most people die of a sort of creeping common sense, and discover when it is...
As long as war is regarded as wicked, it will always have its fascination. When...
This suspense is terrible. I hope it will last.