1. Be yourself; everyone else is taken. 
  2. We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
  3. The only difference between the saint and sinners that every saint has a past and every sinner has a future.
  4. The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
  5. You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
  6. Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else’s opinion, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
  7. Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go.
  8. A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.
  9. You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.
  10. Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.