A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
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Oscar Wilde Quotes
Action is the last refuge of those who cannot dream.
One should absorb the colour of life but one should never remember its details. Details are always vulgar.
Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
Action: the last resource of those who know not how to dream.
I adore simple pleasures. They are the last refuge of the complex.
Missionaries are going to reform the world whether it wants to or not.
But what is the difference between literature and journalism. Journalism is unreadable and literature is not read. That is all.
Only dull people are brilliant at breakfast.
Perhaps, after all, America never has been discovered. I myself would say that it had merely been detected.
Nothing is so aggravating as calmness.
The good is the beautiful.
I like to try to do a little work before I do anything in the morning, even if it's a paragraph.
Poetry is a freedom of choice and economy of voice.
I say quite deliberately that the Christian religion, as organized in its Churches, has been and still is the principal enemy of moral progress in the world.
I think there are opportunities for women in comedies - how zany is up to them.
The outcome of the war is in our hands the outcome of words is in the council.
I have to be alone very often. I'd be quite happy if I spent from Saturday night until Monday morning alone in my apartment. That's how I refuel.
Necessity never made a good bargain.
If indeed there's life after death, I sure will still be a poet.
Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.