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Never promise more than you can perform.

Oscar Wilde


Progress was all right. Only it went on too long.

Oscar Wilde


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

Wilde Oscar


Watch your mouth, kid, or you'll find yourself floating home.

Wilde Oscar


Age before beauty; and pearls before swine.

Wilde Oscar


Even the best of friends cannot attend each other's funeral.

Wilde Oscar


Never have so many understood so little about so much.

Wilde Oscar


The road to ruin is always in good repair, and the travellers pay the expense of it.

Wilde Oscar


Wishing without work is like fishing without bait.

Wilde Oscar


I am not afraid of tomorrow, for I have seen yesterday and I love today.

Wilde Oscar


Too much of everything is just enough.

Wilde Oscar


Competence, like truth, beauty, and contact lenses, is in the eye of the beholder.

Wilde Oscar


Waste not fresh tears over old griefs.

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It is a lesson which all history teaches wise men, to put trust in ideas, and not in circumstances.

Wilde Oscar


She applies her lipstick in spite of its contents: "greasy rouge, containing crushed and dried insect corpses for coloring, beeswax for stiffness, and olive oil to help it flow - the latter having the unfortunate tendency to go rancid several hours a

Wilde Oscar


It is so stupid of modern civilisation to have given up believing in the devil when he is the only explanation of it.

Wilde Oscar


We're constantly being bombarded by insulting and humiliating music, which people are making for you the way they make those Wonder Bread products. Just as food can be bad for your system, music can be bad for your spirtual and emotional feelings. I

Wilde Oscar


He that bringeth a present, findeth the door open.

Wilde Oscar


The 'A' is for content, the 'minus' is for not typing it. Don't ever do this to my eyes again.

Wilde Oscar


Dear Mister Language Person: What is the purpose of the apostrophe? Answer: The apostrophe is used mainly in hand-lettered small business signs to alert the reader than an "S" is coming up at the end of a word, as in: WE DO NOT EXCEPT PERSONAL CHEC

Wilde Oscar


"Necessity is the mother of invention" is a silly proverb. "Necessity is the mother of futile dodges" is much nearer the truth.

Wilde Oscar


An ounce of hypocrisy is worth a pound of ambition.

Wilde Oscar


I BET WHAT HAPPENED was they discovered fire and invented the wheel on the same day. Then that night, they burned the wheel.

Wilde Oscar


If at first you don't succeed, you're doing about average.

Wilde Oscar


One hundred women are not worth a single testicle.

Wilde Oscar


But the greatest Electrical Pioneer of them all was Thomas Edison, who was a brilliant inventor despite the fact that he had little formal education and lived in New Jersey. Edison's first major invention in 1877, was the phonograph, which could soo

Wilde Oscar


The `loner' may be respected, but he is always resented by his colleagues, for he seems to be passing a critical judgment on them, when he may be simply making a limiting statement about himself.

Wilde Oscar


Eggheads unite! You have nothing to lose but your yolks.

Wilde Oscar


The trouble with the rat-race is that even if you win, you're still a rat.

Wilde Oscar


The superfluous is very necessary.

Wilde Oscar


If we could sell our experiences for what they cost us, we would all be millionaires.

Wilde Oscar


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

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


Thou hast seen nothing yet.

Wilde Oscar


So you think that money is the root of all evil. Have you ever asked what is the root of money?

Wilde Oscar


The most difficult thing in the world is to know how to do a thing and to watch someone else doing it wrong, without commenting.

Wilde Oscar


A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.

Wilde Oscar


A furore Normanorum libera nos, O Domine! [From the fury of the norsemen deliver us, O Lord!]

Wilde Oscar


Education is the process of casting false pearls before real swine.

Wilde Oscar





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