A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.
He knew the precise psychological moment when to say nothing.
It is only shallow people who do not judge by appearances. The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
I always like to know everything about my new friends, and nothing about my old ones.
Punctuality is the thief of time.
Nothing makes one so vain as being told that one is a sinner.
A man can be happy with any woman, as long as he does not love her.
The only way to behave to a woman is to make love to her if she is pretty and to someone else if she is plain.
The truth is rarely pure and never simple. Modern life would be very tedious if it were either, and modern literature a complete impossibility!
If I am occasionally a little over-dressed, I make up for it by being immensely over-educated.
Never speak disrespectfully of Society, Algernon. Only people who can’t get into it do that.
-Lady Bracknell, Act III