Love is a wonderful thing. It is more precious than emeralds and dearer than fine opals. pearls and pomegranates cannot buy it, nor is it set forth in the market-place. It may not be purchased of the merchants, nor can it be weighted out in the balance for gold.
Some cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go.
In married life three is company and two none.
Well, I know, of course, how important it is not to keep a business engagement, if one wants to retain any sense of the beauty of life.
He was like a common gardener walking with a rose.
The more the public is interested in artists, the less it is interested in art. The personality of the artist is not a thing the public should know about. It is too accidental.
I cannot sympathize with that. It is too ugly, too horrible, too distressing. There is something terribly morbid in the modern sympathy with pain. One should sympathize with the colour, the beauty, the joy of life. The less said about life's sores, the better.
Yes, Dorian, you will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you have never had the courage to commit.
Art persists, it timelessly continues.