There is only one thing in life worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
One's real life is often the life that one does not lead
We can have in life but one great experience at best, and the secret of...
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own...
Man is a rational animal who always loses his temper when he is called upon...
Illusion is the first of all pleasures.
Vulgarity is the conduct of other people, just as falsehoods are the truths of other...
History is merely gossip
It is a very sad thing that nowadays there is so little useless information.
To get back to my youth I would do anything in the world, except take...
America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between.
A woman will flirt with anybody in the world as long as other people are...
The truth is rarely pure and never simple.
The one person who has more illusions than the dreamer is the man of action
Talk to every woman as if you loved her, and to every man as if...
Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go.
All art is quite useless.
An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all.
A true friend stabs you in the front.
There are 3 faithful friends, an old wife, an old dog, and ready money.
I have lost friends, some by death, others through sheer inability to cross the street.