None of us can stand other people who have the same faults as ourselves.
Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)
Contributed by: Zaady
Conscience and cowardice are really the same thing.
Source: The Picture of Dorian Gray, 1891
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.
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
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