I can resist anything but temptation.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
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Oscar Wilde Quotes
About foxhunting: The unspeakable chasing the uneatable...
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
Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
Only dull people are brilliant at breakfast.
Nothing is so aggravating as calmness.
Action: the last resource of those who know not how to dream.
All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling.
A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies.
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.
All the president is, is a glorified public relations man who spends his time flattering, kissing, and kicking people to get them to do what they are supposed to do anyway.
Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of liberty.
Work consists of whatever a body is obliged to do. Play consists of whatever a body is not obliged to do.
As I get older I think, contrary to modern assumption but in line with the old Lerner and Lowe song, that it would actually benefit both them and society if - to quote Professor Higgins - a woman could be more like a man.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
All's the government should do is keep the taxes and regulations at a manageable rate, keep a decent standing army and get out of the way.
Everyone goes to the same exhibitions and the same parties, stays in the same handful of hotels, eats at the same no-star restaurants, and has almost the same opinions. I adore the art world, but this is copycat behavior in a sphere that prides itself on independent thinking.
Ah, summer, what power you have to make us suffer and like it.
The most solid piece of scientific truth I know of is that we are profoundly ignorant about nature.
Whether a woman's running for office or she's supporting her husband who's running for office and she gets criticised for wearing open-toed shoes or for the colour of her coat, there's just a lot of history that you bear if you are a woman who puts herself out in the political arena.