The only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about.
Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)
Contributed by: Zaady
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)
I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train.
Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.
Source: Woman of No Importance
A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
And with tears of blood he cleansed the hand, The hand that held the steel: For only blood can wipe out blood, And only tears can heal.
Source: "The Ballad of Reading Gaol"
Nothing is so aggravating as calmness.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
Children begin by loving their parents. After a time they judge them. Rarely if ever, do they forgive them.
Source: Lord Darlington, in Lady Windermere’s Fan, act 2.
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