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I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forego their use.

Oscar Wilde


I do desire we may be better strangers.

Oscar Wilde


Tip the world over on its side and everything loose will land in Los Angeles.

Wilde Oscar


Too much is just enough.

Wilde Oscar


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.

Wilde Oscar


The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.

Wilde Oscar


In this world, nothing is certain but death and taxes.

Wilde Oscar


They can't stop us... we're on a mission from God!

Wilde Oscar


The Least Perceptive Literary Critic The most important critic in our field of study is Lord Halifax. A most individual judge of poetry, he once invited Alexander Pope round to give a public reading of his latest poem. Pope, the leading poet of h

Wilde Oscar


I stick my neck out for nobody.

Wilde Oscar


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

Wilde Oscar


A good name lost is seldom regained. When character is gone, all is gone, and one of the richest jewels of life is lost forever.

Wilde Oscar


Let's remind ourselves that last year's fresh idea is today's cliche.

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The [Ford Foundation] is a large body of money completely surrounded by people who want some.

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The confusion of a staff member is measured by the length of his memos.

Wilde Oscar


In "King Henry VI, Part II," Shakespeare has Dick Butcher suggest to his fellow anti-establishment rabble-rousers, "The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers." That action may be extreme but a similar sentiment was expressed by Thomas K. Co

Wilde Oscar


You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake.

Wilde Oscar


"World conquerors sometimes become fools, but fools never become world conquerors."

Wilde Oscar


In childhood a woman must be subject to her father; in youth to her husband; when her husband is dead, to her sons. A woman must never be free of subjugation.

Wilde Oscar


"If once a man indulges himself in murder, very soon he comes to think little of robbing; and from robbing he next comes to drinking and Sabbath-breaking, and from that to incivility and procrastination."

Wilde Oscar


"Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away".

Wilde Oscar


Hard work never killed anybody, but why take a chance?

Wilde Oscar


The lunatic, the lover, and the poet, Are of imagination all compact...

Wilde Oscar


The course of true anything never does run smooth.

Wilde Oscar


If a jury in a criminal trial stays out for more than twenty-four hours, it is certain to vote acquittal, save in those instances where it votes guilty.

Wilde Oscar


The greatest productive force is human selfishness.

Wilde Oscar


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

Wilde Oscar


Catholicism has changed tremendously in the recent years. Now when Communion is served there is also a salad bar.

Wilde Oscar


The philosopher's treatment of a question is like the treatment of an illness.

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For some reason a glaze passes over people's faces when you say "Canada". Maybe we should invade South Dakota or something.

Wilde Oscar


Never laugh at live dragons.

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You get what you pay for.

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If God is One, what is bad?

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Whatever is not nailed down is mine. Whatever I can pry up is not nailed down.

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Rotten wood cannot be carved.

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I've got a very bad feeling about this.

Wilde Oscar


We know all about the habits of the ant, we know all about the habits of the bee, but we know nothing at all about the habits of the oyster. It seems almost certain that we have been choosing the wrong time for studying the oyster.

Wilde Oscar


If little green men land in your back yard, hide any little green women you've got in the house.

Wilde Oscar


Don't steal; thou'lt never thus compete successfully in business. Cheat.

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