Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.
Never love anyone who treats you like you’re ordinary.
When people agree with me I always feel that I must be wrong.
It seems to me that we all look at Nature too much, and live with her too little.
The heart was made to be broken.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
It is through Art, and through Art only, that we can realise our perfection.
I don’t want to go to heaven. None of my friends are there.
Beauty is the only thing that time cannot harm. Philosophies fall away like sand, and creeds follow one another like the withered leaves of autumn; but what is beautiful is a joy for all seasons and a possession for all eternity.
We are each our own devil, and we make this world our hell.
There is no sin except stupidity.