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
There are only two kinds of people who are really fascinating; people who know absolutely...
Now that the House of Commons is trying to become useful, it does a great...
Musical people always want one to be perfectly dumb at the very moment when one...
The basis of optimism is sheer terror.
One should always be in love. That is the reason one should never marry.
You are beautiful when you are happy.
The past is of no importance. The present is of no importance. It is with...
The world has grown suspicious of anything that looks like a happily married life.
A man's very highest moment is, I have no doubt at all, when he kneels...
The heart was made to be broken.
If the poor only had profiles there would be no difficulty in solving the problem...
The world is a stage, but the play is badly cast.
Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much.
Anybody can be good in the country
Men marry because they are tired; women, because they are curious; both are disappointed.
History is merely gossip
Men always want to be a woman's first love. Women have a more subtle instinct:...
I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in...
To lose one parent may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose both looks like...
Of course the music is a great difficulty. You see, if one plays good music,...