Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
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Oscar Wilde Quotes
A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.
A man can be happy with any woman as long as he does not love her.
I can resist anything but temptation.
One should absorb the colour of life but one should never remember its details. Details are always vulgar.
Arguments are to be avoided they are always vulgar and often convincing.
Nothing is so aggravating as calmness.
Divorces are made in heaven.
The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it.
Action is the last refuge of those who cannot dream.
It is only about things that do not interest one that one can give really unbiased opinions, which is no doubt the reason why an unbiased opinion is always valueless.
An enormous part of our mature experience cannot not be expressed in words.
I mean, honestly, we have to be clear that the life for many Afghan women is not that much different than it was a hundred years ago, 200 years ago. The country has lived with so much violence and conflict that many people, men and women, just want it to be over.
Nothing is as real as a dream. The world can change around you, but your dream will not. Responsibilities need not erase it. Duties need not obscure it. Because the dream is within you, no one can take it away.
I'm not a natural leader. I'm too intellectual I'm too abstract I think too much.
Let both sides seek to invoke the wonders of science instead of its terrors. Together let us explore the stars, conquer the deserts, eradicate disease, tap the ocean depths, and encourage the arts and commerce.
I get up in the morning and do a seven-minute yoga workout. I know the most likely time I'm going to do something is when I first get up, and I make it short because, like you, I don't really want to do that first thing in the morning.
The increased presence of Muslims in Italy and in Europe is directly proportional to our loss of freedom.
You wouldn't want to be called a sell-out by selling a product. Selling out was frowned on, whereas now you can major in it at business school.
I was one of the first authors to have an active website. I'm totally obsessed with technology. I'm always looking for ways to connect with my readers. I answer all my fan mail.
I did, although I didn't read from page 1 to page 187 but I read chunks of it. I did a little bit of science when I was in the university so I was able to understand the graphs and pie charts and stuff like that. It was extremely dry.