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When I have one foot in the grave I will tell the truth about women. I shall tell it, jump into my coffin, pull the lid over me, and say, "Do what you like now."

Oscar Wilde


What you don't know won't help you much either.

Oscar Wilde


"Consequences, Schmonsequences, as long as I'm rich."

Wilde Oscar


All hope abandon, ye who enter here!

Wilde Oscar


To lead people, you must follow behind.

Wilde Oscar


You can never do just one thing.

Wilde Oscar


The first rule of all intelligent tinkering is to keep all the parts.

Wilde Oscar


Never buy what you do not want because it is cheap; it will be dear to you.

Wilde Oscar


The final delusion is the belief that one has lost all delusions.

Wilde Oscar


Before you ask more questions, think about whether you really want to know the answers.

Wilde Oscar


I am a man: nothing human is alien to me.

Wilde Oscar


Nothing succeeds like success.

Wilde Oscar


Whatever it is, I fear Greeks even when they bring gifts.

Wilde Oscar


The superfluous is very necessary.

Wilde Oscar


A snake lurks in the grass.

Wilde Oscar


I am not afraid of tomorrow, for I have seen yesterday and I love today.

Wilde Oscar


So little time, so little to do.

Wilde Oscar


Paradise is exactly like where you are right now ... only much, much better.

Wilde Oscar


Save the Whales

Wilde Oscar


A highly intelligent man should take a primitive woman. Imagine if on top of everything else, I had a woman who interfered with my work.

Wilde Oscar


Long were the days of pain I have spent within its walls, and long were the nights of aloneness; and who can depart from his pain and his aloneness without regret?

Wilde Oscar


It's not so hard to lift yourself by your bootstraps once you're off the ground.

Wilde Oscar


Never keep up with the Joneses. Drag them down to your level.

Wilde Oscar


God instructs the heart, not by ideas, but by pains and contradictions.

Wilde Oscar


Set the cart before the horse.

Wilde Oscar


The optimist thinks that this is the best of all possible worlds, and the pessimist knows it.

Wilde Oscar


XXI: It's easy to get a loan unless you need it. XXII: If stock market experts were so expert, they would be buying stock, not selling advice. XXIII: Any task can be completed in only one-third more time than is currently estimated. XXIV:

Wilde Oscar


One man's brain plus one other will produce one half as many ideas as one man would have produced alone. These two plus two more will produce half again as many ideas. These four plus four more begin to represent a creative meeting, and the ratio c

Wilde Oscar


When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.

Wilde Oscar


Do not seek death; death will find you. But seek the road which makes death a fulfillment.

Wilde Oscar


Ninety percent of the time things turn out worse than you thought they would. The other ten percent of the time you had no right to expect that much.

Wilde Oscar


Beauty is one of the rare things which does not lead to doubt of God.

Wilde Oscar


Men of lofty genius when they are doing the least work are most active.

Wilde Oscar


The only happiness lies in reason; all the rest of the world is dismal. The highest reason, however, I see in the work of the artist, and he may experience it as such. Happiness lies in the swiftness of feeling and thinking: all the rest of the worl

Wilde Oscar


God gave man two ears and one tongue so that we listen twice as much as we speak.

Wilde Oscar


There are worse things in life than death. Have you ever spent an evening with an insurance salesman?

Wilde Oscar


I just asked myself... what would John DeLorean do?

Wilde Oscar


Wait for that wisest of all counselors, Time.

Wilde Oscar


If you live long enough, you'll see that every victory turns into a defeat.

Wilde Oscar





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