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Scratch the average female and you'll find a purring bundle... at the ready to love and honor, bake a torte and still produce quintuplets.

Oscar Wilde


The Priest's grey nimbus in a niche where he dressed discreetly. I will not sleep here tonight. Home also I cannot go. A voice, sweetened and sustained, called to him from the sea. Turning the curve he waved his hand. A sleek brown head, a seal's,

Oscar Wilde


Why am I so soft in the middle when the rest of my life is so hard?

Wilde Oscar


If you have to ask what jazz is, you'll never know.

Wilde Oscar


Every cloud engenders not a storm.

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You can build a throne out of bayonets, but you can't sit on it for very long.

Wilde Oscar


When in doubt, use brute force.

Wilde Oscar


We should be glad we're living in the time that we are. If any of us had been born into a more enlightened age, I'm sure we would have immediately been taken out and shot.

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All bad precedents began as justifiable measures.

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Men freely believe that what they wish to desire.

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Things are more like they are today than they ever were before.

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Feminists say 60 percent of the country's wealth is in the hands of women. They're letting men hold the other 40 percent because their handbags are full.

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Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be first overcome.

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There are two types of people in this world, good and bad. The good sleep better, but the bad seem to enjoy the waking hours much more.

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The cable TV sex channels don't expand our horizons, don't make us better people, and don't come in clearly enough.

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The notes blatted skyward as they rose over the Canada geese, feathered rumps mooning the day, webbed appendages frantically pedaling unseen bicycles in their search for sustenance, driven by cruel Nature's maxim, 'Ya wanna eat, ya gotta work,' and a

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I don't see what's wrong with giving Bobby a little experience before he starts to practice law.

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One of the pleasures of reading old letters is the knowledge that they need no answer.

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Every man thinks God is on his side. The rich and powerful know that he is.

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Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent.

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He that composes himself is wiser than he that composes a book.

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"God gives burdens; also shoulders" Jimmy Carter cited this Jewish saying in his concession speech at the end of the 1980 election. At least he said it was a Jewish saying; I can't find it anywhere. I'm sure he's telling the truth though; why wo

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We lie loudest when we lie to ourselves.

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Truly great madness can not be achieved without significant intelligence.

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After all, all he did was string together a lot of old, well-known quotations.

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The time spent on any item of the agenda [of a finance committee] will be in inverse proportion to the sum involved.

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"Go to Heaven for the climate, Hell for the company."

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Some women should be beaten regularly, like gongs.

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The man who runs may fight again.

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A political man can have as his aim the realization of freedom, but he has no means to realize it other than through violence.

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From the cradle to the coffin underwear comes first.

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The Hollywood tradition I like best is called "sucking up to the stars."

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The Least Successful Equal Pay Advertisement In 1976 the European Economic Community pointed out to the Irish Government that it had not yet implemented the agreed sex equality legislation. The Dublin Government immediately advertised for an equal

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If the church put in half the time on covetousness that it does on lust, this would be a better world.

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Women are nothing but machines for producing children.

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I belong to no organized party. I am a Democrat.

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Sometimes a man who deserves to be looked down upon because he is a fool is despised only because he is a lawyer.

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The most delightful day after the one on which you buy a cottage in the country is the one on which you resell it.

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Even the clearest and most perfect circumstantial evidence is likely to be at fault, after all, and therefore ought to be received with great caution. Take the case of any pencil, sharpened by any woman; if you have witnesses, you will find she did

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