The only way a woman can ever reform her husband is by boring him so completely that he loses all possible interest in life.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
The well bred contradict other people. The wise contradict themselves.
People who count their chickens before they are hatched, act very wisely, because chickens run...
I don't at all like knowing what people say of me behind my back. It...
She behaves as if she was beautiful. Most American women do. It is the secret...
I can stand brute force, but brute reason is quite unbearable. There is something unfair...
No, I am not at all cynical, I have merely got experience, which, however, is...
An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all.
Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative.
The condition of perfection is idleness: the aim of perfection is youth.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use...
There is something terribly morbid in the modern sympathy with pain. One should sympathise with...
What is a cynic? A man who knows the price of everything and the value...
Religion is the fashionable substitute for belief
Ultimately the bond of all companionship, whether in marriage or in friendship, is conversation.
Morality is simply the attitude we adopt towards people whom we personally dislike.
I do not approve of anything which tampers with natural ignorance
Women are made to be loved, not understood.
Quotation is a serviceable substitute for wit.
I'd rather be partly great than entirely useless.
His wit and irony - particularly when he uses them to condemn superstition - are...
She had a pretty gift for quotation, which is a serviceable substitute for wit.