The public have an insatiable curiosity to know everything. Except what is worth knowing. Journalism, conscious of this, and having tradesman-like habits, supplies their demands.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
Anybody can make history; only a great man can write it
All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask,...
If you are not too long, I will wait here for you all my life.
Hearts live by being wounded.
Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every...
In all matters of opinion, our adversaries are insane.
I can believe anything as long as it is incredible
Nothing spoils a romance so much as a sense of humor in the woman -...
Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of...
Where there is sorrow, there is holy ground
I dislike arguments of any kind. They are always vulgar, and often convincing.
As long as a woman can look ten years younger than her own daughter, she...
Children begin by loving their parents; as they grow older they judge them; sometimes, they...
I don't like compliments, and I don't see why a man should think he is...
No object is so beautiful that, under certain conditions, it will not look ugly.
It (cricket) requires one to assume such indecent postures
One can survive everything, nowadays, except death, and live down everything except a good reputation.
Nothing lasts for ever but the Earth and sky.
LIfe? LIfe? It's Death that makes life worth living for.