With an evening coat and a white tie, anybody, even a stockbroker, can gain a reputation for being civilized.
Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)
Contributed by: Zaady
There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well written, or badly written. That is all.
Source: The Picture of Dorian Gray, 1891
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.
Crying is the refuge of plain women, but the ruin of pretty ones.
Every woman is wrong until she cries.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people by the people for the people.
Source: The Soul of Man Under Socialism, 1895
If you don't get everything you want, think of the things you don't get that you don't want.
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
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