There is no such thing as a good influence. Because to influence a person is to give him one's own soul. He does not think his natural thoughts, or burn with his natural passions. His virtures are not real to…
Quote by Oscar Wilde
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much.
Beauty is a form of genius - is higher, indeed, than genius, as it needs...
The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
It is only the modern that ever becomes old fashioned.
Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live; it is asking others to live...
I have made an important discovery... that alcohol, taken in sufficient quantities, produces all the...
What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise
Those who try to lead the people can only do so by following the mob
What we have to do, what at any rate it is our duty to do,...
Women are meant to be loved, not to be understood.
One should always play fairly when one has the winning cards.
I put all my genius into my life; I put only my talent into my...
To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
Faithfulness is to the emotional life what consistency is to the life of the intellect...
People sometimes inquire what form of government is most suitable for an artist to live...
Friendship is far more tragic than love, it lasts longer.
One can survive everything, nowadays, except death, and live down everything except a good reputation.
Without Jesus Christ man must be in vice and misery; with Jesus Christ man is...
All trials are trials for one's life, just as all sentences are sentences of death.