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We are all born mad. Some remain so.

Oscar Wilde


Lord, defend me from my friends; I can account for my enemies.

Oscar Wilde


My mind can never know my body, although it has become quite friendly with my legs.

Wilde Oscar


What soon grows old? Gratitude.

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People never lie so much as after a hunt, during a war, or before an election.

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The only problem with seeing too much is that it makes you insane.

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Nothing is more admirable than the fortitude with which millionaires tolerate the disadvantages of their wealth.

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I don't have any use for bodyguards, but I do have a specific use for two highly trained certified public accountants.

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A little inaccuracy sometimes saves tons of explanation.

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"We're not talking about the same thing," he said. "For you the world is weird because if you're not bored with it you're at odds with it. For me the world is weird because it is stupendous, awesome, mysterious, unfathomable; my interest has been to

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When neither their poverty nor their honor is touched, the majority of men live content.

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To generalize is to be an idiot.

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Political history is far too criminal a subject to be a fit thing to teach children.

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Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them.

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Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.

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I have often looked at women and committed adultery in my heart.

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I never trust a man unless I've got his pecker in my pocket.

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The public is an old woman. Let her maunder and mumble.

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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

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Haste makes waste.

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Five bicycles make a volkswagen, seven make a truck.

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There is nothing wrong with Southern California that a rise in the ocean level wouldn't cure.

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Man is a rational animal who always loses his temper when he is called upon to act in accordance with the dictates of reason.

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If I had any humility I would be perfect.

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Take what you can use and let the rest go by.

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I value kindness to human beings first of all, and kindness to animals. I don't respect the law; I have a total irreverence for anything connected with society except that which makes the roads safer, the beer stronger, the food cheaper, and old men

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The most costly of all follies is to believe passionately in the palpably not true. It is the chief occupation of mankind.

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Somehow I reached excess without ever noticing when I was passing through satisfaction.

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For a light heart lives long.

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A kind of Batman of contemporary letters.

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By perseverance the snail reached the Ark.

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Remark of Dr. Baldwin's concerning upstarts: We don't care to eat toadstools that think they are truffles.

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Perhaps, after all, America never has been discovered. I myself would say that it had merely been detected.

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Coincidences are spiritual puns.

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Paranoids are people, too; they have their own problems. It's easy to criticize, but if everybody hated you, you'd be paranoid too.

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You're either part of the solution or part of the problem.

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Youth is a disease from which we all recover.

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So far as I can remember, there is not one word in the Gospels in praise of intelligence.

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Military intelligence is a contradiction in terms.

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