It's absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious.
In England Ö education produces no effect whatsoever. If it did, it would prove a serious danger to the upper classes, and would probably lead to acts of violence in Grosvenor Square.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
A kiss may ruin a human life.
Plain women are always jealous of their husbands. Beautiful women never are. They are always so occupied with being jealous of other women's husbands.
In all matters of opinion, our adversaries are insane.
One can give a really unbiased opinion only about things that do not interest one
There is much to be said in favour of modern journalism. By giving us the opinions of the uneducated, it keeps us in touch with the ignorance of the community.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
An inordinate passion for pleasure is the secret of remaining young
Questions are never indiscreet: answers sometimes are
To get back to my youth I would do anything in the world, except take exercise, get up early, or be respectable
Experience is the name every one gives to their mistakes.
To regret one's own experiences is to arrest one's own development. To deny one's own experiences is to put a lie into the lips of one's life. It is no less than a denial of the soul
Experience is one thing you can't get for nothing.