There are only two tragedies in life: one is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
Art is the most intense mode of invidualism that the world has known.
I think that God, in creating man, somewhat overestimated his ability.
To get back to my youth I would do anything in the world, except take...
Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people by the people for the people.
The man who can dominate a London dinner-table can dominate the world.
Ambition is the last refuge of the failure.
Experience is the name every one gives to their mistakes.
Ridicule is the tribute paid to the genius by the mediocrities.
It is only the modern that ever becomes old fashioned.
Only the shallow know themselves.
Ordinary riches can be stolen; real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely precious things...
All that I desire to point out is the general principle that life imitates art...
Comfort is the only thing our civilization can give us.
Put your talent into your work, but your genius into your life
Our ambition should be to rule ourselves, the true kingdom for each one of us;...
The strength of women comes from the fact that psychology cannot explain us. Men can...
Popularity is the one insult I have never suffered.
Nature is always behind the age.
I'm at the age where food has taken the place of sex in my life....
Middle age is when your broad mind and narrow waist begin to change places.
When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President; I'm beginning...