Those who are faithful know only the trivial side of love; it is the faithless who know love's tragedies
Quote by Oscar Wilde
The moment you think you understand a great work of art, it's dead for you.
Pessimist: One who, when he has the choice of two evils, chooses both.
Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of...
If one plays good music, people don't listen and if one plays bad music people...
The typewriting machine, when played with expression, is no more annoying than the piano when...
Mr. Henry James writes fiction as if it were a painful duty.
It is exactly because a man cannot do a thing that he is a proper...
Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love,...
I always like to know everything about my new friends, and nothing about my old...
The world was my oyster but I used the wrong fork - Oscar Wilde
Literature always anticipates life. It does not copy it, but moulds it to its purpose....
Seriousness is the only refuge of the shallow.
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
Why was I born with such contemporaries?
Skepticism is the beginning of faith.
Men become old, but they never become good
Most men and women are forced to perform parts for which they have no qualification.
A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely...
The salesman knows nothing of what he is selling save that he is charging a...
When the gods wish to punish us they answer our prayers.