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  • "What is a cynic? A man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing."
  • "I choose my friends for their good looks, my acquaintances for their good characters, and my enemies for their good intellects. A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies."
  • "I love acting. It is so much more real than life."
  • "Nowadays most people die of a sort of creeping common sense, and discover when it is too late that the only things one never regrets are one's mistakes."
  • "The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it."
  • "There are many things that we would throw away if we were not afraid that others might pick them up."
  • "Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much."
  • "Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination."
  • "Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter."
  • "I am not young enough to know everything."
  • "I think that God in creating Man somewhat overestimated his ability."
  • "If you want to tell people the truth, make them laugh, otherwise they'll kill you."
  • "It is a very sad thing that nowadays there is so little useless information."
  • "Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone elses opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation."
  • "One can survive everything, nowadays, except death, and live down everything except a good reputation."
  • "Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live."
  • "The only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about."
  • "The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible."
  • "There are only two kinds of people who are really fascinating: people who know absolutely everything, and people who know absolutely nothing."
  • "Whenever people agree with me I always feel I must be wrong."
  • "The truth is rarely pure and never simple."
  • "All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That's his."
  • "I can resist anything except temptation."
  • "We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars."
  • "I do not believe in miracles. I have seen too many."
dec 19 2008 ∞
dec 21 2008 +
user picture assuringlynerdy: FAVOURITE. apr 8 2009
user picture Caroline: "Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone elses opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation." BEST QUOTE EVER! jan 8 2010