The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it.
Quote by Oscar Wilde
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Oscar Wilde Quotes
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
Only dull people are brilliant at breakfast.
All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling.
Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
A well-tied tie is the first serious step in life.
One should absorb the colour of life but one should never remember its details. Details are always vulgar.
Arguments are to be avoided they are always vulgar and often convincing.
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.
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.
Men become accustomed to poison by degrees.
The failure of academic feminists to recognize difference as a crucial strength is a failure to reach beyond the first patriarchal lesson. In our world, divide and conquer must become define and empower.
I will end up with someone in the arts. I am positive. I eat, breathe and sleep acting. And I'll end up with someone who is happy staying at home and having me cook supper. But I also really need to be intellectually challenged and stimulated. I want someone bookish, and someone who is passionate.
I remember at the age of five travelling on a trolley car with my mother past a group of women on a picket line at a textile plant, seeing them being viciously beaten by security people. So that kind of thing stayed with me.
Skeptical scrutiny is the means, in both science and religion, by which deep thoughts can be winnowed from deep nonsense.
Fear of a name increases fear of the thing itself.
Because of a great love, one is courageous.
To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him.
When trouble comes, focus on God's ability to care for you.
Talk not of wasted affection affection never was wasted.