The cynic knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
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A man can be happy with any woman as long as he does not love her.
About foxhunting: The unspeakable chasing the uneatable...
Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
Divorces are made in heaven.
A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal.
One should absorb the colour of life but one should never remember its details. Details are always vulgar.
Action: the last resource of those who know not how to dream.
I can resist anything but temptation.
Arguments are to be avoided they are always vulgar and often convincing.
Nothing is so aggravating as calmness.
I'm not one of those who wants to purge our society of our Christian history.
The race of mankind would perish did they cease to aid each other. We cannot exist without mutual help. All therefore that need aid have a right to ask it from their fellow-men and no one who has the power of granting can refuse it without guilt.
Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.
Take from the philosopher the pleasure of being heard and his desire for knowledge ceases.
I emphasize self-esteem, self-confidence, and dignity, not as an ideal, but as a real test of community organization. Without leadership development, community organizations do not have staying power.
It has always seemed strange to me... the things we admire in men, kindness and generosity, openness, honesty, understanding and feeling, are the concomitants of failure in our system. And those traits we detest, sharpness, greed, acquisitiveness, meanness, egotism and self-interest, are the traits of success. And while men admire the quality of the first they love the produce of the second.
Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom and a great empire and little minds go ill together.
Art is not a thing it is a way.
Getting a family into work, supporting strong relationships, getting parents off drugs and out of debt - all this can do more for a child's well-being than any amount of money in out-of-work benefits.
Attempt the impossible in order to improve your work.