The past is of no importance. The present is of no importance. It is with the future that we have to deal. For the past is what man should not have been. The present is what man ought not to…
Quote by Oscar Wilde
The Present Quotes
I dislike arguments of any kind. They are always vulgar, and often convincing.
Biography lends to death a new terror.
The typewriting machine, when played with expression, is no more annoying than the piano when...
A man can be happy with any woman, as long as he does not love...
There are many things that we would throw away if we were not afraid that...
Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go.
Some cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go.
Vulgarity is the conduct of other people, just as falsehoods are the truths of other...
I am the only person in the world I should like to know thoroughly.
He has no enemies, but is intensely disliked by his friends.
When the gods wish to punish us, they answer our prayers.
In examinations, the foolish ask questions the wise cannot answer.
All charming people, I fancy, are spoiled. It is the secret of their attraction.
True love is like a pair of socks: you gotta have two and they've gotta...
It often happens that the real tragedies of life occur in such an inartistic manner...
Ambition is the germ from which all growth of nobleness proceeds.
Everybody who is incapable of learning has taken to teaching.
It is the confession, not the priest, that gives us absolution
We confess our bad qualities to others out of fear of appearing naive or ridiculous...
Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be...
Mr Johnson should remember that I am not just anyone and that he is only...