The cynic knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
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Oscar Wilde Quotes
Action is the last refuge of those who cannot dream.
A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies.
I adore simple pleasures. They are the last refuge of the complex.
Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live.
I can resist anything but temptation.
About foxhunting: The unspeakable chasing the uneatable...
Missionaries are going to reform the world whether it wants to or not.
Only dull people are brilliant at breakfast.
Nothing is so aggravating as calmness.
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.
Mediocre men work at their best men seeking excellence strive to do better.
Design can never be an ultimate explanation for anything. It can only be a proximate explanation. A plane or a car is explained by a designer but that's because the designer himself, the engineer, is explained by natural selection.
Men and women of every faith and good people with none at all sincerely strive to do right and lead a purpose-driven life.
Natural ability without education has more often raised a man to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.
Screaming at children over their grades, especially to the point of the child's tears, is child abuse, pure and simple. It's not funny and it's not good parenting. It is a crushing, scarring, disastrous experience for the child. It isn't the least bit funny.
I have a big problem with piped music. I like either silence or to listen to it properly.
If you are not ready to stomach the foolishness of a man, then remain single for life.
Joy, rather than happiness, is the goal of life, for joy is the emotion which accompanies our fulfilling our natures as human beings. It is based on the experience of one's identity as a being of worth and dignity.
If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics.
Surely being a Professional Beauty - let alone an ageing one - is one of the most insecure and doomed careers imaginable.