Comments about Oscar Wilde
MTP62_PA_Writer: Charlie Munger on bitcoin; quotes Oscar Wilde: "The pursuit of the uneatable by the unspeakable". Classic.
jacodypress: "One of the many lessons that one learns in prison is that things are what they are and will be what they will be."Oscar Wilde
jessefelder: "Bitcoin reminds me of what Oscar Wilde said about fox hunting. He said it was the pursuit of the uneatable by the unspeakable." -Charlie Munger
lhlovebot: ”i knew nothing but shadows and i thought them to be real“
KepooGaul: "I put all my genius into my life; I put only my talent into my works." Oscar Wilde
weedcat69420: If Oscar Wilde had a Twitter he would be an annoying ass twink that’s posts ass picks and quietly blocks every Jewish person he sees.
VCUEnglish: Join us Thursday, March 4, at 2pm for Dr. Nicholas Frankel's Faculty Forum, "Oscar Wilde: Life as a Work of Art." All are welcome!
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VCUEnglish: Oscar Wilde famously said that “one should either be a work of art, or wear a work of art.” That he wore works of art is well known. But in what sense was Wilde himself a work of art? And what does it mean to transform oneself into a work of art?
njstatelibrary: “It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.” ― Oscar Wilde
CindyR4NH: Since Oscar Wilde?
"To be born, or at any rate bred, in a hand-bag, whether it had handles or not, seems to me to display a contempt for the ordinary decencies of family life that reminds one of the worst excesses of the French Revolution."
_Tippanu: The man who says his wife can’t take a joke, forgets that she took him.
perceval45: « A gentleman is one who never hurts anyone’s feelings unintentionally. » (Oscar Wilde)
Absolutely accurate definition, especially considering the sad fact that I DID meet some gentlemen, ultimately…
IvoMandarino: Aforisma in... classico stile Oscar Wilde!
BitterSweetPod: Oscar Wilde called it the holiest place in Rome & Percy Shelley said it would make someone fall in love with death to think of being buried in so sweet a place. But the most famous resident of Rome’s Non-Catholic Cemetery is John Keats who was interred there exactly 200 years ago
perceval45: « A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything but the value of nothing. »
ashlandJohn: Great interview with investing legend, and Warren Buffet's partner, Charlie Munger yesterday. He compares bitcoin to what Oscar Wilde said about fox hunting ("the unspeakable in pursuit of the uneatable"). Long term, I agree.
beauregardd_: The joke is that I turned into Oscar Wilde
ChuckCanady: If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use reading it at all. - Oscar Wilde
victoriablakeb2: “Manners before morals” Oscar Wilde.
havagoe: "A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing."
Ajay_Bagga: “Bitcoin reminds me of what Oscar Wilde said about fox hunting. He said it was the pursuit of the uneatable by the unspeakable,”
signofparker: - the picture of dorian gray by oscar wilde
ChadSchimke: The Canterville Ghost by Oscar Wilde MP3
welfordwrites: Bigamy is having one wife too many. Monogamy is the same. Oscar Wilde
mer_hartley: Oscar Wilde could not have written a satire about Ted Cruz as effective as Ted Cruz making life choices for Ted Cruz.
rhsabat: “Bitcoin reminds me of what Oscar Wilde said about fox hunting. He said it was the pursuit of the uneatable by the unspeakable." -- Charlie Munger
Keats_Shelley: Thy name was writ in water—it shall stand:
And tears like mine will keep thy memory green,
As Isabella did her Basil-tree.
Oscar Wilde, 'The Tomb of Keats'
Read the poem and story of Wilde's flamboyant 1877 pilgrimage to Keats' grave in Rome
bakerboyrry: h£t books always disappoint me. oscar wilde has NEVER disappointed me
srinivasaiims: Society often forgives the criminal;
it never forgives the dreamer.
― Oscar Wilde
edgeworthsoc: A new reading of Oscar Wilde's famous poem 'Requiescat' written in memory of his young sister who died on this day in 1867 read by Conor Tallon. Video edit John McGerr. Thanks to Jimmy Connell for the snow scenes.
AlexTrevinooo: Oscar Wilde a good ass writer no homo
quot3bot: "Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation." ~ Oscar Wilde
LauorenJauregui: "Keep love in your heart. A life without it is
like a sunless garden when the flowers are
dead." -Oscar Wilde
paultweddle3: Charlie Munger said BTC reminds him of what Oscar Wilde said about fox hunting, "the pursuit of the uneatable by the unspeakable". Charlie is a national treasure
habeebiinta: Disobedience, in the eyes of anyone who has read history, is man's original virtue. It is through disobedience that progress has been made, through disobedience and through rebellion. - Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Rebellious.
alphacapital: "Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken"
dneto1969: TIL Chrissie Hynde was quoting Oscar Wilde in "Message of Love".
I knew the song from original release days, but never listened to the second line about the stars. And I knew the Wilde quote much later. Tonight I heard both lines in the song and put them together.
AndyPreikschat: “…[Bitcoin] is…an artificial substitute for gold, and, since I never buy any gold, I never buy any bitcoin…Bitcoin reminds me of what Oscar Wilde said about foxhunting…the pursuit of the uneatable by the unspeakable.” Charlie Munger at $DJCO
Saketmisra_: And this is Charlie Munger(!) quoting Oscar Wilde to describe it as "pursuit of the uneatable by the unspeakable". Tesla-Bitcoin may be tech trendsetters but investors get your harnesses and seatbelts on for an unpredictable ride
AHMADTHAMEEM2: “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.“
~ Oscar Wilde
are we at reversal stage??
pump crew been activated I,m told
quot3bot: "I may not agree with you, but I will defend to the death your right to make an ass of yourself." ~ Oscar Wilde
KaitlynUgoretz: Oscar Wilde hands down
MissakMikoyian: Nothing is worth more than a walk to Père Lachaise to see some comrades like Oscar Wilde and General Antranik.
col_dman: Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.
infinitebclub: It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it.
– Oscar Wilde
ErlineP: These weird questions. Oscar Wilde maybe.
Mr_Chriist: “Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.”
- Oscar Wilde
LenaWHU: Things that aren’t as popular in the US as they are in the UK. Pie and mash, dinner parties, gap years, lads holidays, comedian-led panel shows... as Oscar Wilde said we are two countries divided by our common language.
IkeKeyson: “What a man has is what is in him, What is outside of him should be a matter of no importance- Oscar Wilde, The Soul of Man Under Socialism
someairline: “Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery that mediocrity can pay to greatness.”- Oscar Wilde.
Sheripres: I nod in agreement with George Carlin, but for pure genius across the board, Oscar Wilde.
Oh, to have his thoughts for all to read; I would love that.
ngiocoli: Oscar Wilde. By a lot.
CentreOscar: Oscar Wilde: A Man For Our Times | A Wilde Collector
awais_yf: “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
― Oscar Wilde
MelanieJaxn: “One should either be a work of art, or wear a work of art.” -Oscar Wilde
DevinCojones: Oscar Wilde or Mark Twain
BeerBicepsGuy: “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.“
~ Oscar Wilde
leibowitzadak: Oscar Wilde is the obvious answer.
Suesan0814: One's real life is so often the life that one does not lead~~Oscar Wilde
BigDirtTampa: High hopes were once formed of Democracy; but today democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people, by the people, for the people - Oscar Wilde 1868 but still rings true today.
nataliesurely: the objective answer is Oscar Wilde
28goldenivy: IDC I WANNA GO ON A ROAD TRIP WITH A STRANGER AND FALL IN LOVE. PLAY SCRABBLE SO I CAN WATCH THEM GET COMPETITIVE. GO TO A FAMILY WEDDING ON AN ISLAND WITH ME TELL ME THEY HATE KARAOKE BUT THEY LOVE ME. PUT OSCAR WILDE QUOTES IN MY POCKET, TELL ME THE MOON KNOWS WE’RE IN LOVE
caidid: Oscar Wilde. Obviously.
armadill2010: Children begin by loving their parents; as they grow older they judge them; sometimes they forgive them. (Oscar Wilde)
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spiffie: Scrolled through a lot of the answers and Oscar Wilde is a good one, but I can’t believe I saw someone post Aristotle before Socrates, who was basically history’s first recorded shitposter.
BeerControl: Mark Twain or Oscar Wilde
WITWhat: Oscar Wilde is one correct answer.
ms_molly_vog: Oscar Wilde would 100% be a Reply Guy
CharlesAFrancis: “Whenever people agree with me I always feel I must be wrong.” ~ Oscar Wilde
BIREGGlE: first thing im gonna do after i move out of my parents house is adopt one of those rescued rats and name it oscar wilde
PradiptaOktaB: “To live is the rarest
thing in the world. Most
people exist, that is all.”
― Oscar Wilde
dirty_dan666: Actually the whole quote is "imitation is the sincerest form of flattery that mediocrity can pay to greatness"
R.I.P Oscar Wilde
buksboy7: Oscar Wilde said, criminals are forgiven - dreamers are never forgiven ...
welfordwrites: There is only one class in the community that thinks more about money than the rich, and that is the poor. Oscar Wilde
meganarkenberg: Oscar Wilde, why is this even a question
thierry_ubi: [11:41 PM] “To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.” ― Oscar Wilde
AhabsStudios: Oscar Wilde or Orson Welles for reasons I genuinely should not have to explain at this point
TheChuChuTV: “The best way to make children good is to make them happy.” –Oscar Wilde
faridahlikestea: An Ideal Husband by Oscar Wilde
RobertBohan: Thread: Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot (1796-1875) was one of the great landscape painters. He died on this day. The great artist created limpid & atmospheric views that would lead the way for French Impressionism. He was Oscar Wilde’s favourite painter.
PaintressApril: The public is wonderfully tolerant. It forgives everything except genius.
SyedIHusain: We are each our own devil, and we make this world our hell.
thirdbrainfx: “We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.”
― Oscar Wilde, Lady Windermere's Fan
Chiguire79: "Only dull people are brilliant at breakfast". (Oscar Wilde)
JordaneProhask1: Genius is born--not paid. Oscar Wilde
PaintressApril: Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.
jinyounglandss: The imagination imitates. It is the critical spirit that creates. Oscar Wilde
CandyFrank8: We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. - Oscar Wilde
paulfergusonJTF: Some of this week’s notable handicap amendments:
Wilde About Oscar 146 (+10)
Brinkley 148 (+8)
Goshen 164 (+8)
Eclair d’Ainay 137 (+7)
Third Wind 153 (+7)
Allmankind 160 (+6)
Chantry House 151 (+4)
Dashel Drasher 162 (+4)
Monmiral 147 (+4)
Champagne Platinum 139 (+1)
holland_tom: “Thy name was writ in water—it shall stand. And tears like mine will keep thy memory green.”
Oscar Wilde - right, as so often...
PhngLam26481744: Life is too important to be taken seriously. Oscar Wilde
Rubi_Diamond2: Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else’s opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.”
– Oscar Wilde
WE STAN RUBINAV
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quot3bot: "Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth." ~ Oscar Wilde
lexfridman: "We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars." - Oscar Wilde
KlMBLANKTAE: “Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.” - Oscar Wilde
sisponsgarTWEET: “To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.”
― Oscar Wilde
KaisaJesta: Watched Salome's Last Dance last night, which was... Quite an experience. The framing device of Oscar Wilde watching an ad-hoc production of it in a brothel is fiendishly brilliant, but it's such a hypnotic production.