I adore simple pleasures. They are the last refuge of the complex.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
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Oscar Wilde Quotes
Action: the last resource of those who know not how to dream.
A well-tied tie is the first serious step in life.
Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live.
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.
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
Arguments are to be avoided they are always vulgar and often convincing.
Nothing is so aggravating as calmness.
Divorces are made in heaven.
But what is the difference between literature and journalism. Journalism is unreadable and literature is not read. That is all.
A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.
I know war as few other men now living know it, and nothing to me is more revolting. I have long advocated its complete abolition, as its very destructiveness on both friend and foe has rendered it useless as a method of settling international disputes.
The greatest advances of civilization, whether in architecture or painting, in science and literature, in industry or agriculture, have never come from centralized government.
Friendship increases in visiting friends, but in visiting them seldom.
Please be assured that as we move along through the implementation of health insurance reform, making sure that we find efficiencies within the existing system, is foremost on the President's mind.
Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards.
My mother is a big believer in being responsible for your own happiness. She always talked about finding joy in small moments and insisted that we stop and take in the beauty of an ordinary day. When I stop the car to make my kids really see a sunset, I hear my mother's voice and smile.
It is our moral obligation to give every child the very best education possible.
The constitution vests the power of declaring war in Congress therefore no offensive expedition of importance can be undertaken until after they shall have deliberated upon the subject and authorized such a measure.
Disneyland is a work of love. We didn't go into Disneyland just with the idea of making money.
It does not seem to me that the steps which would be needed to make Britain - and others - more comfortable in their relationship in the European Union are inherently so outlandish or unreasonable.