When the prurient and the impotent attack you, be sure you are right.
When Tommy wants to be romantic he talks to one just like a doctor.
When asked what he thought of sports, Oscar Wilde replied, "I approve of any activity that requires the wearing of special clothing.
When they make up their ledger, they balance stupidity by wealth, and vice by hypocrisy.
When critics disagree, the artist is in accord with himself. We can forgive a man for making a useful thing as long as he does not admire it. The only excuse for making a useless thing is that one admires it intensely. All art is quite useless.
When one is in town one amuses oneself. When one is in the country one amuses other people. It is excessively boring.