There is something terribly morbid in the modern sympathy with pain. One should sympathise with the colour, the beauty, the joy of life. The less said about life's sores the better.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
The consciousness of loving and being loved brings a warmth and richness to life that...
His morality is all sympathy, just what morality should be
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry,...
I like men who have a future and women who have a past
Bigamy is having one wife too many. Monogamy is the same.
The face of the enemy frightens me only when I see how much it resembles...
To become a spectator of one's own life is to escape the suffering of life.
He to whom the present is the only thing that is present, knows nothing of...
Experience is the name every one gives to their mistakes.
I can stand brute force, but brute reason is quite unbearable. There is something unfair...
I put all my genius into my life; I put only my talent into my...
In examinations, the foolish ask questions the wise cannot answer.
The best way to appreciate your job is to imagine yourself without one.
The good ended happily, and the bad unhappily. That is what fiction means.
And he goes through life, his mouth open, and his mind closed.
Pleasure is Nature's test, her sign of approval. When man is happy, he is in...
There is nothing so difficult to marry as a large nose.
Do you really think it is weakness that yields to temptation? I tell you that...
Those who flee temptation generally leave a forwarding address.
What we do upon some great occasion will probably depend on what we already are;...