The proper school to learn art is not life but art
Quote by Oscar Wilde
Life is far too important a thing ever to talk seriously about.
How marriage ruins a man! It is as demoralizing as cigarettes, and far more expensive.
There is something terribly morbid in the modern sympathy with pain. One should sympathise with...
Men always want to be a womans first love. Women have a more subtle instinct:...
Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people by the people for the people.
Journalism justifies its own existence by the great Darwinian principle of the survival of the...
All art is quite useless.
Life has been your art. You have set yourself to music. Your days are your...
In the world there are only two tragedies. One is not getting what one wants,...
I can sympathize with everything, except suffering.
We can have in life but one great experience at best, and the secret of...
The world has been made by fools that men should live in it
An acquaintance that begins with a compliment is sure to develop into a real friendship.
To reveal art and conceal the artist is art's aim
Of course the music is a great difficulty. You see, if one plays good music,...
The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it.
Plain women are always jealous of their husbands. Beautiful women never are. They are always...
Anybody can write a three-volume novel. It merely requires a complete ignorance of both life...
Without mysteries, life would be very dull indeed. What would be left to strive for...
The perfect normal person is rare in our civilization.