Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
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Oscar Wilde Quotes
The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it.
Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies.
A man can be happy with any woman as long as he does not love her.
But what is the difference between literature and journalism. Journalism is unreadable and literature is not read. That is all.
Action: the last resource of those who know not how to dream.
A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.
All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling.
I adore simple pleasures. They are the last refuge of the complex.
The cynic knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.
If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
It is the business of the future to be dangerous and it is among the merits of science that it equips the future for its duties.
I don't believe society understands what happens when everything is available, knowable and recorded by everyone all the time.
The first time probably people really were aware of me, I unfortunately had the title of Showtime's Funniest Person in America. And that's a really tough title to travel around with when you're not even known.
The best sermon is preached by the minister who has a sermon to preach and not by the man who has to preach a sermon.
Faith he must make his stories shorter Or change his comrades once a quarter.
Getting an audience is hard. Sustaining an audience is hard. It demands a consistency of thought, of purpose, and of action over a long period of time.
Ronald Reagan said that he sought a Star Wars defense only in order to share the technology with the tyrants of the U.S.S.R.
Those who love him love that he sells the most art they take it as a point of faith that this proves Kinkade is the best. But his fans don't only rely on this supply-and-demand justification. They go back to values.
It was the experience of mystery - even if mixed with fear - that engendered religion.