You know more than you think you know, just as you know less than you want to know.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would...
Anybody can make history; only a great man can write it
Ah, well, then I suppose I shall have to die beyond my means.
I like persons better than principles, and I like persons with no principles better than...
Do you really think it is weakness that yields to temptation? I tell you that...
Life imitates art far more than art imitates Life.
To regret one's own experiences is to arrest one's own development. To deny one's own...
The only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about.
Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious.
Children have a natural antipathy to books - handicraft should be the basis of education....
To get back one's youth one has merely to repeat one's follies
Conscience and cowardice are really the same things. Conscience is the trade-name of the firm....
While we look to the dramatist to give romance to realism, we ask of the...
There is nothing so difficult to marry as a large nose.
She behaves as if she was beautiful. Most American women do. It is the secret...
Of course the music is a great difficulty. You see, if one plays good music,...
The imagination imitates. It is the critical spirit that creates.
Work is the refuge of people who have nothing better to do
The qualities of an exceptional cook are akin to those of a successful tightrope walker:...
If you want to kill any idea in the world, get a committee working on...