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A myth is a religion in which no-one any longer believes.

Oscar Wilde


One, with God, is always a majority, but many a martyr has been burned at the stake while the votes were being counted.

Oscar Wilde


"Jesus saves...but Gretzky gets the rebound!"

Wilde Oscar


Out of sight is out of mind.

Wilde Oscar


If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.

Wilde Oscar


Asking a working writer what he thinks about critics is like asking a lamp-post how it feels about dogs.

Wilde Oscar


A dead man cannot bite.

Wilde Oscar


A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.

Wilde Oscar


Liberty don't work as good in practice as it does in speeches.

Wilde Oscar


They use different words for things in America. For instance they say elevator and we say lift. They say drapes and we say curtains. They say president and we say brain damaged git.

Wilde Oscar


A snake lurks in the grass.

Wilde Oscar


History is nothing but a collection of fables and useless trifles, cluttered up with a mass of unnecessary figures and proper names.

Wilde Oscar


Has the great art and mystery of politics no apparent utility? Does it appear to be unqualifiedly ratty, raffish, sordid, obscene and low down, and its salient virtuosi a gang of umitigated scoundrels? Then let us not forget its high capacity to soo

Wilde Oscar


That Xanthippe's husband should have become so great a philosopher is remarkable. Amid all the scolding, to be able to think! But he could not write: that was impossible. Socrates has not left us a single book.

Wilde Oscar


What a strange game. The only winning move is not to play.

Wilde Oscar


Yet creeds mean very little, Coth answered the dark god, still speaking almost gently. The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds; and the pessimist fears this is true.

Wilde Oscar


There is an old time toast which is golden for its beauty. "When you ascend the hill of prosperity may you not meet a friend."

Wilde Oscar


The primary cause of failure in electrical appliances is an expired warranty. Often, you can get an appliance running again simply by changing the warranty expiration date with a 15/64-inch felt-tipped marker.

Wilde Oscar


Philosophy will clip an angel's wings.

Wilde Oscar


Politics are almost as exciting as war, and quite as dangerous. In war, you can only be killed once.

Wilde Oscar


Christianity might be a good thing if anyone ever tried it.

Wilde Oscar


The cart has no place where a fifth wheel could be used.

Wilde Oscar


Just because everything is different doesn't mean anything has changed.

Wilde Oscar


Force has no place where there is need of skill.

Wilde Oscar


If reporters don't know that truth is plural, they ought to be lawyers.

Wilde Oscar


I have never understood this liking for war. It panders to instincts already catered for within the scope of any respectable domestic establishment.

Wilde Oscar


"Hi, I'm Preston A. Mantis, president of Consumers Retail Law Outlet. As you can see by my suit and the fact that I have all these books of equal height on the shelves behind me, I am a trained legal attorney. Do you have a car or a job? Do you ever

Wilde Oscar


Producers seem to be so prejudiced against actors who've had no training. And there's no reason for it. So what if I didn't attend the Royal Academy for twelve years? I'm still a professional trying to be the best actress I can. Why doesn't anyone

Wilde Oscar


It is Mr. Mellon's credo that $200,000,000 can do no wrong. Our offense consists in doubting it.

Wilde Oscar


Patience is the best remedy for every trouble.

Wilde Oscar


Fortune Documents the Great Legal Decisions: We think that we may take judicial notice of the fact that the term "bitch" may imply some feeling of endearment when applied to a female of the canine species but that it is seldom, if ever, so used whe

Wilde Oscar


Man is a military animal, glories in gunpowder, and loves parade.

Wilde Oscar


If you laid all of our laws end to end, there would be no end.

Wilde Oscar


Seeing that death, a necessary end, Will come when it will come.

Wilde Oscar


"There is no Father Christmas. It's just a marketing ploy to make low income parents' lives a misery." "... I want you to picture the trusting face of a child, streaked with tears because of what you just said." "I want you to picture the face of

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Like ya know? Rock 'N Roll is an esoteric language that unlocks the creativity chambers in people's brains, and like totally activates their essential hipness, which of course is like totally necessary for saving the earth, like because the first th

Wilde Oscar


Governor Tarkin. I should have expected to find you holding Vader's leash. I thought I recognized your foul stench when I was brought on board.

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Mum's the word.

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Once is happenstance, Twice is coincidence, Three times is enemy action.

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