The difference between literature and journalism is that journalism is unreadable, and literature is not read
Quote by Oscar Wilde
When the gods wish to punish us they answer our prayers.
My duty as a gentleman has never interfered with my pleasures in the smallest degree.
She...can talk brillantly upon any subject provided she knows nothing about it.
In the wild struggle for existance, we want to have something that endures, and so...
We can have in life but one great experience at best, and the secret of...
Woman begins by resisting a man's advances and ends by blocking his retreat
Men marry because they are tired, women because they are curious; both are disappointed.
No woman should ever be quite accurate about her age. It looks so calculating.
To reveal art and conceal the artist is art's aim
In America the President reigns for four years, and Journalism governs forever and ever.
Bigamy is having one wife too many. Monogamy is the same.
Bachelors should be heavily taxed. It is not fair that some men should be happier...
One can survive everything, nowadays, except death, and live down everything except a good reputation.
Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go.
How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on...
I sometimes think that God, in creating man, somewhat overestimated his ability
If one could only teach the English how to talk, and the Irish how to...
If you are not too long, I will wait here for you all my life.
Focusing your life solely on making a buck shows a certain poverty of ambition. It...
Tell me and I'll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I'll...