The security of Society lies in custom and unconscious instinct, and the basis of the stability of Society, as a healthy organism, is the complete absence of any intelligence amongst its members.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise
Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love,...
Any preoccupation with ideas of what is right or wrong in conduct shows an arrested...
All charming people, I fancy, are spoiled. It is the secret of their attraction.
The proper school to learn art is not life but art
Memory is the diary that we all carry about with us.
Young men want to be faithful, and are not; old men want to be faithless,...
Arguments are to be avoided; they are always vulgar and often convincing
Nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
This suspense is terrible. I hope it will last.
Religions die when they are proved to be true. Science is the record of dead...
There are only two kinds of people who are really fascinating; people who know absolutely...
Conversation about the weather is the last refuge of the unimaginative.
Children begin by loving their parents; after a time they judge them; rarely, if ever,...
I hope you have not been leading a double life, pretending to be wicked and...
Ordinary riches can be stolen; real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely precious things...
Religion is the fashionable substitute for belief
Nature is always behind the age.
I will never give in to old age until I become old. And I'm not...
I have been a believer in the magic of language since, at a very early...
I put a dollar in one of those change machines. Nothing changed.