Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship.
Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)
Source: Lord Darlington, in Lady Windermere’s Fan, act 2.
Contributed by: Zaady
The longer I live the more keenly I feel that whatever was good enough for our fathers is not good enough for us.
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
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"
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