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Military intelligence is a contradiction in terms.

Levant Oscar


Fay: The British police force used to be run by men of integrity. Truscott: That is a mistake which has been rectified.

Levant Oscar


HR 3128. Omnibus Budget Reconciliation, Fiscal 1986. Martin, R-Ill., motion that the House recede from its disagreement to the Senate amendment making changes in the bill to reduce fiscal 1986 deficits. The Senate amendment was an amendment to the

Oscar Wilde


The lawgiver, of all beings, most owes the law allegiance. He of all men should behave as though the law compelled him. But it is the universal weakness of mankind that what we are given to administer we presently imagine we own.

Oscar Wilde


When I first arrived in this country I had only fifteen cents in my pocket and a willingness to compromise.

Wilde Oscar


Mind! I don't mean to say that I know, of my own knowledge, what there is particularly dead about a door-nail. I might have been inclined, myself, to regard a coffin-nail as the deadest piece of ironmongery in the trade. But the wisdom of our ances

Wilde Oscar


Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 0. integrated 0. management 0. options 1. total 1. organizational 1. flexibility 2. systematized 2. monitored 2. capability 3. parallel 3. reciprocal 3. mobility 4. functional 4. digital 4. programming 5. re

Wilde Oscar


America, I'm putting my queer shoulder to the wheel.

Wilde Oscar


The error of youth is to believe that intelligence is a substitute for experience, while the error of age is to believe experience is a substitute for intelligence.

Wilde Oscar


Philosophy will clip an angel's wings.

Wilde Oscar


Time is but the stream I go a-fishing in.

Wilde Oscar


If you make any money, the government shoves you in the creek once a year with it in your pockets, and all that don't get wet you can keep.

Wilde Oscar


The so-called lessons of history are for the most part the rationalizations of the victors. History is written by the survivors.

Wilde Oscar


If people say that here and there someone has been taken away and maltreated, I can only reply: You can't make an omelette without breaking eggs.

Wilde Oscar


Playing an unamplified electric guitar is like strumming on a picnic table.

Wilde Oscar


He who slings mud generally loses ground.

Wilde Oscar


Fame lost its appeal for me when I went into a public restroom and an autograph seeker handed me a pen and paper under the stall door.

Wilde Oscar


Never have so many understood so little about so much.

Wilde Oscar


[He] took me into his library and showed me his books, of which he had a complete set.

Wilde Oscar


I reverently believe that the maker who made us all makes everything in New England, but the weather. I don't know who makes that, but I think it must be raw apprentices in the weather-clerks factory who experiment and learn how, in New England, fo

Wilde Oscar


I have just enough white in me to make my honesty questionable.

Wilde Oscar


Nobody shot me.

Wilde Oscar


Believe everything you hear about the world; nothing is too impossibly bad.

Wilde Oscar


Perhaps the remembrance of these things will prove a source of future pleasure.

Wilde Oscar


Every day people are straying away from the church and going back to God.

Wilde Oscar


I don't mind what Congress does, as long as they don't do it in the streets and frighten the horses.

Wilde Oscar


Hating the Yankees is as American as pizza pie, unwed mothers and cheating on your income tax.

Wilde Oscar


Patience is the best remedy for every trouble.

Wilde Oscar


I played lead guitar in a band called The Federal Duck, which is the kind of name that was popular in the '60s as a result of controlled substances being in widespread use. Back then, there were no restrictions, in terms of talent, on who could make

Wilde Oscar


The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work.

Wilde Oscar


With her body, woman is more sincere than man; but with her mind she lies. And when she lies, she does not believe herself.

Wilde Oscar


All Gods were immortal.

Wilde Oscar


Before he became a hermit, Zarathud was a young Priest, and took great delight in making fools of his opponents in front of his followers. One day Zarathud took his students to a pleasant pasture and there he confronted The Sacred Chao while She

Wilde Oscar


Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people by the people for the people.

Wilde Oscar


When the speaker and he to whom he is speaks do not understand, that is metaphysics.

Wilde Oscar


The day will come when the mystical generation of Jesus, by the Supreme Being as his Father, in the womb of a virgin will be classified with the fable of the generation of Minerva in the brain of Jupiter. But we may hope that the dawn of reason and

Wilde Oscar


History shows that the human mind, fed by constant accessions of knowledge, periodically grows too large for its theoretical coverings, and bursts them asunder to appear in new habiliments, as the feeding and growing grub, at intervals, casts its too

Wilde Oscar


Experience is a good teacher, but she sends in terrific bills.

Wilde Oscar


You knew the job was dangerous when you took it, Fred.

Wilde Oscar


A yawn is a silent shout.

Wilde Oscar


The penalty for laughing in a courtroom is six months in jail; if it were not for this penalty, the jury would never hear the evidence.

Wilde Oscar


In Pierre Trudeau, Canada has finally produced a Prime Minister worthy of assassination.

o Oscar Levant





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