The cynic knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
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About foxhunting: The unspeakable chasing the uneatable...
Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
Only dull people are brilliant at breakfast.
A man can be happy with any woman as long as he does not love her.
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.
The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it.
Perhaps, after all, America never has been discovered. I myself would say that it had merely been detected.
Nothing is so aggravating as calmness.
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
A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal.
The smallest flower is a thought, a life answering to some feature of the Great Whole, of whom they have a persistent intuition.
Most of my arguments with musicians through the years have had more to do with their attitude about music, or their attitude about their own lives, or their personal responsibility. Music has never really been the big centerpiece of the fight.
Well, the chairman of Federal Reserve just made his move to rescue Barack Obama. We're gonna have QE3. We're gonna print some more money.
I cannot imagine a God who rewards and punishes the objects of his creation and is but a reflection of human frailty.
The life of an uneducated man is as useless as the tail of a dog which neither covers its rear end, nor protects it from the bites of insects.
A truer image of the world, I think, is obtained by picturing things as entering into the stream of time from an eternal world outside, than from a view which regards time as the devouring tyrant of all that is.
But reason always cuts a poor figure beside sentiment the one being essentially restricted, like everything that is positive, while the other is infinite.
Let us dream of tomorrow where we can truly love from the soul, and know love as the ultimate truth at the heart of all creation.
The future is not Big Government. Self-serving politicians. Powerful bureaucrats. This has been tried, tested throughout history. The result has always been disaster. President Obama, your agenda is not new. It's not change, and it's not hope.
I think the way things have been left after Iraq is that people won't believe the Government of the day, so they have to know that lessons have been learnt and that all political parties and people, whether they were for or against the invasion of Iraq, have learnt lessons.