Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
The truth is rarely pure and never simple.
Yes: I am a dreamer. For a dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
Never love anyone who treats you like you're ordinary.
A good friend will always stab you in the front.
Women are meant to be loved, not to be understood.
I don't want to go to heaven. None of my friends are there.
You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
Every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future.
I am not young enough to know everything.