Conscience and cowardice are really the same thing.
Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)
Source: The Picture of Dorian Gray, 1891
Contributed by: Zaady
Always forgive your enemies, nothing annoys them quite so much.
With an evening coat and a white tie, anybody, even a stockbroker, can gain a reputation for being civilized.
There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well written, or badly written. That is all.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship.
Source: Lord Darlington, in Lady Windermere’s Fan, act 2.
The longer I live the more keenly I feel that whatever was good enough for our fathers is not good enough for us.
It's always with the best intentions that the worst work is done.
The only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about.
And alien tears will fill for him Pity's long-broken urn, For his mourners will be outcast men, And outcasts always mourn.
Source: (Pere Lachais; Paris, France)
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