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.
I mean, I look at my dad. He was twenty when he started having a family, and he was always the coolest dad. He did everything for his kids, and he never made us feel like he was pressured. I know that it must be a great feeling to be a guy like that.
When the war of the giants is over the wars of the pygmies will begin.
Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example.
To give money to a woman - and here I must speak as a man - is to deny her special quality, her irreplaceability, and reduce her unique amiability to a commodity. Money takes away her name, while transforming her lover into a nameless customer of a market of appetites.
My dad taught me from my youngest childhood memories through these connections with Aboriginal and tribal people that you must always protect people's sacred status, regardless of the pest.
The view of Jerusalem is the history of the world it is more, it is the history of earth and of heaven.
But if you say that we should not educate children who have come into our state for no other reason than they've been brought there by no fault of their own, I don't think you have a heart. We need to be educating these children, because they will become a drag on our society.
Freedom and democracy are dreams you never give up.
It is in men as in soils where sometimes there is a vein of gold which the owner knows not of.
Wear your learning like your watch, in a private pocket and do not pull it out, and strike it, merely to show that you have one.