Whenever cannibals are on the brink of starvation, Heaven, in its infinite mercy, sends them a nice plump missionary
Quote by Oscar Wilde
Ambition is the last refuge of failure.
In all matters of opinion, our adversaries are insane.
The truth is rarely pure and never simple.
Men always want to be a woman's first love. Women have a more subtle instinct:...
Conversation about the weather is the last refuge of the unimaginative.
Why was I born with such contemporaries?
The worst form of tyranny the world has ever known the tyranny of the weak...
How else but through a broken heart may Lord Christ enter in?
These days man knows the price of everything, but the value of nothing.
An inordinate passion for pleasure is the secret of remaining young
The only way a woman can ever reform her husband is by boring him so...
Crying is the refuge of plain women but the ruin of pretty ones.
Love is not a clock. You simply cannot take it apart just to see what...
The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
He has no enemies, but is intensely disliked by his friends.
People sometimes inquire what form of government is most suitable for an artist to live...
All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That's his.
Life has been your art. You have set yourself to music. Your days are your...
No one is stupid, they're just inappropriately removed.
And this manner of speaking of the Almighty, as one would speak of a man,...