Those who are faithful know only the trivial side of love: it is the faithless who know love's tragedies.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
I have nothing to declare except my genuis.
Nowadays most people die of a sort of creeping common sense, and discover when it...
As long as war is regarded as wicked, it will always have its fascination. When...
I sometimes think that God, in creating man, somewhat overestimated his ability
Ultimately the bond of all companionship, whether in marriage or in friendship, is conversation.
If you pretend to be good, the world takes you very seriously. If you pretend...
Society exists only as a mental concept; in the real world there are only individuals.
In the wild struggle for existance, we want to have something that endures, and so...
The moment you think you understand a great work of art, it's dead for you.
Anybody can write a three-volume novel. It merely requires a complete ignorance of both life...
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
One can give a really unbiased opinion only about things that do not interest one
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry,...
These days man knows the price of everything, but the value of nothing.
All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That's his.
The final mystery is oneself.
The advantage of the emotions is that they lead us astray.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own...
Some books are undeservedly forgotten; none are undeservedly remembered.
I don't go by the rule book...I lead from the heart, not the head.