Action is the last refuge of those who cannot dream.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
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Oscar Wilde Quotes
But what is the difference between literature and journalism. Journalism is unreadable and literature is not read. That is all.
Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
I can resist anything but temptation.
A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal.
One should absorb the colour of life but one should never remember its details. Details are always vulgar.
Nothing is so aggravating as calmness.
Missionaries are going to reform the world whether it wants to or not.
Divorces are made in heaven.
Only dull people are brilliant at breakfast.
The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it.
Freedom. Freedom of religion. Freedom to speak their mind. Freedom to build a life. And yes, freedom to build a business. With their own hands. This is the essence of the American experience.
If you would be loved, love, and be loveable.
The great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.
Every cliche about kids is true they grow up so quickly, you blink and they're gone, and you have to spend the time with them now. But that's a joy.
Working moms commonly testify that they feel guilty when they are away from their children and guilty when they are not at their jobs. Devoted fathers certainly miss their children deeply, but it does not seem to be with the same gnawing, primal anxiety that often afflicts women.
Imagination is not only the uniquely human capacity to envision that which is not, and therefore the fount of all invention and innovation. In its arguably most transformative and revelatory capacity, it is the power to that enables us to empathize with humans whose experiences we have never shared.
I'm a mom - I'm lucky if I get to shower in the morning. Luckily, nail polish stays on my toes. I've been so bad on the upkeep, though.
I did stand-up comedy for 18 years. Ten of those years were spent learning, four years were spent refining, and four years were spent in wild success. I was seeking comic originality, and fame fell on me as a byproduct. The course was more plodding than heroic.
Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.
It ain't as bad as you think. It will look better in the morning.