Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
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Oscar Wilde Quotes
One should absorb the colour of life but one should never remember its details. Details are always vulgar.
Yet each man kills the thing he loves, By each let this be heard, Some do it with a bitter look, Some with a flattering word, The koward does it with a kiss, The brave man with a sword
A well-tied tie is the first serious step in life.
The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it.
About foxhunting: The unspeakable chasing the uneatable...
Action: the last resource of those who know not how to dream.
Perhaps, after all, America never has been discovered. I myself would say that it had merely been detected.
Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live.
I adore simple pleasures. They are the last refuge of the complex.
But what is the difference between literature and journalism. Journalism is unreadable and literature is not read. That is all.
When you do find humor in trying times, one of the first and most important changes you experience is that you see your perplexing problems in a new way - you suddenly have a new perspective on them.
The greater our knowledge increases the more our ignorance unfolds.
We'll love you just the way you are if you're perfect.
A child is a curly, dimpled lunatic.
Nature gives to every time and season some beauties of its own and from morning to night, as from the cradle to the grave, it is but a succession of changes so gentle and easy that we can scarcely mark their progress.
What influenced me was Tori Amos, who was unapologetic about expressing anger through music, and Sinead O'Connor. Those two in particular were really moving for me, and very inspiring, before I wrote 'Jagged Little Pill.'
Whether planned or not, humor takes our mind off of our troubles.
This is the miracle that happens every time to those who really love the more they give, the more they possess.
The whole history of pop music had rested on the first person singular, with occasional intrusions of the second person singular.
To love and win is the best thing, to love and lose, the next best.