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
I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in...
It is always a silly thing to give advice, but to give good advice is...
Women represent the triumph of matter over mind, just as men represent the triumph of...
I sometimes think that God in creating man somewhat overestimated his ability.
Only the shallow know themselves.
A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament.
I dislike arguments of any kind. They are always vulgar, and often convincing.
In America the President reigns for four years, and Journalism governs for ever and ever
Popularity is the one insult I have never suffered.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I...
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will...
No woman should ever be quite accurate about her age. It looks so calculating.
Everything popular is wrong.
Disobedience, in the eyes of anyone who has read history, is man's original virtue. It...
Alas, I am dying beyond my means.
It is very vulgar to talk about one's business. Only people like stockbrokers do that,...
His morality is all sympathy, just what morality should be
A gentleman is one who never hurts anyone's feelings unintentionally.
I suppose society is wonderfully delightful. To be in it is merely a bore. But...
Society exists only as a mental concept; in the real world there are only individuals.