With an evening coat and a white tie, anybody, even a stockbroker, can gain a reputation for being civilized
Quote by Oscar Wilde
Society exists only as a mental concept; in the real world there are only individuals.
Men marry because they are tired; women, because they are curious; both are disappointed.
A man can't be too careful in the choice of his enemies.
Pessimist: One who, when he has the choice of two evils, chooses both.
It is because Humanity has never known where it was going that it has been...
Vulgarity is simply the conduct of other people.
It is through art, and through art only, that we can realise our perfection.
Nowadays most people die of a sort of creeping common sense, and discover when it...
How else but through a broken heart may Lord Christ enter in?
Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people by the people for the people.
Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when...
The old believe everything; the middle aged suspect everything: the young know everything.
I want the dead lovers of the world to hear our laughter and grow sad....
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
An acquaintance that begins with a compliment is sure to develop into a real friendship.
Journalism justifies its own existence by the great Darwinian principle of the survival of the...
The moment you think you understand a great work of art, it's dead for you.
If you are not too long, I will wait here for you all my life.
At a given moment, I open my eyes and exist. And before that, for all...
The truth [is] that there is only one terminal dignity - love. And the story...
I dote on myself, there is that lot of me and all so luscious.