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Who can take the demands of the SDS seriously?

Levant Oscar


Small is beautiful.

Levant Oscar


Reality is just a convenient measure of complexity.

Oscar Wilde


To every Ph.D. there is an equal and opposite Ph.D.

Oscar Wilde


Nobody shot me.

Wilde Oscar


Judges, as a class, display, in the matter of arranging alimony, that reckless generosity which is found only in men who are giving away someone else's cash.

Wilde Oscar


If you want divine justice, die.

Wilde Oscar


An ounce of mother is worth a ton of priest.

Wilde Oscar


Any philosophy that can be put "in a nutshell" belongs there.

Wilde Oscar


WE'RE GOING TO THROW THE MX AWAY AFTER WE BUILD IT. The MX is really [Don't tell anybody!] just a "bargaining chip" in the nuclear-arms- reduction talks with the Russians. See, we have a problem with the Russians. They look at our leaders and they

Wilde Oscar


Life is a series of rude awakenings.

Wilde Oscar


It is enough to make one sympathize with a tyrant for the determination of his courtiers to deceive him for their own personal ends...

Wilde Oscar


Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.

Wilde Oscar


My advice to you, my violent friend, is to seek out gold and sit on it.

Wilde Oscar


In the begining, God created the Earth and he said, "Let there be mud." And there was mud. And God said, "Let Us make living creatures out of mud, so the mud can see what we have done." And God created every living creature that now moveth, and

Wilde Oscar


They are ill discoverers that think there is no land, when they can see nothing but sea.

Wilde Oscar


If you're like most homeowners, you're afraid that many repairs around your home are too difficult to tackle. So, when your furnace explodes, you call in a so-called professional to fix it. The "professional" arrives in a truck with lettering on t

Wilde Oscar


Divorce is a game played by lawyers.

Wilde Oscar


I am a deeply superficial person.

Wilde Oscar


American cars are made shoddily... Cars made overseas are far superior.

Wilde Oscar


October 12, the Discovery. It was wonderful to find America, but it would have been more wonderful to miss it.

Wilde Oscar


Whom the mad would destroy, first they make Gods.

Wilde Oscar


I dote on his very absence.

Wilde Oscar


When, in 1964, New Hampshire Republican Senator Norris Cotton announced his support of Bary Goldwater in his state's primary election, he was questioned as to whether this indicated a change of his hitherto "liberal" political views. "Well," expla

Wilde Oscar


A vacuum is a hell of a lot better than some of the stuff that nature replaces it with.

Wilde Oscar


A countryman between two lawyers is like a fish between two cats.

Wilde Oscar


Nothing makes one so vain as being told that one is a sinner. Conscience makes egotists of us all.

Wilde Oscar


If a man slept by day, he had little time to work. That was a satisfying notion to Escargot.

Wilde Oscar


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

Wilde Oscar


If you want to get rich from writing, write the sort of thing that's read by persons who move their lips when the're reading to themselves.

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


The world's great men have not commonly been great scholars, nor its great scholars great men.

Wilde Oscar


We are all worms. But I do believe I am a glowworm.

Wilde Oscar


"... an experienced, industrious, ambitious, and often quite often picturesque liar."

Wilde Oscar


You can't expect a boy to be vicious till he's been to a good school.

Wilde Oscar


If God lived on Earth, people would knock out all His windows.

Wilde Oscar


The Russians have put a small ball up in the air. That does not raise my apprehensions one iota.

Wilde Oscar


Yevtushenko has... an ego that can crack crystal at a distance of twenty feet.

Wilde Oscar


Why attack God? He may be as miserable as we are.

Wilde Oscar


He thinks the Gettysburg Address is where Lincoln lived.

Wilde Oscar


My band career ended late in my senior year when John Cooper and I threw my amplifier out the dormitory window. We did not act in haste. First we checked to make sure the amplifier would fit through the frame, using the belt from my bathrobe to meas

Wilde Oscar


The only really good place to buy lumber is at a store where the lumber has already been cut and attached together in the form of furniture, finished, and put inside boxes.

o Oscar Levant





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All diplomacy is a continuation of war by other means.
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o Oscar Levant
 
 
 
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