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I value kindness to human beings first of all, and kindness to animals. I don't respect the law; I have a total irreverence for anything connected with society except that which makes the roads safer, the beer stronger, the food cheaper, and old men

Oscar Wilde


"We demand rigidly defined areas of doubt and uncertainty!"

Oscar Wilde


When in doubt, use brute force.

Wilde Oscar


We can embody the truth, but we cannot know it.

Wilde Oscar


Hell is empty and all the devils are here.

Wilde Oscar


Women are nothing but machines for producing children.

Wilde Oscar


Anything that is worth doing has been done frequently. Things hitherto undone should be given, I suspect, a wide berth.

Wilde Oscar


Once harm has been done, even a fool understands it.

Wilde Oscar


It looks like it's up to me to save our skins. Get into that garbage chute, flyboy!

Wilde Oscar


Christianity might be a good thing if anyone ever tried it.

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One good turn deserves another.

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The adjective is the banana peel of the parts of speech.

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If the colleges were better, if they really had it, you would need to get the police at the gates to keep order in the inrushing multitude. See in college how we thwart the natural love of learning by leaving the natural method of teaching what each

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Yawd [noun, Bostonese]: the campus of Have Id.

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If we don't survive, we don't do anything else.

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Please try to limit the amount of "this room doesn't have any bazingas" until you are told that those rooms are "punched out." Once punched out, we have a right to complain about atrocities, missing bazingas, and such.

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The true Southern watermelon is a boon apart, and not to be mentioned with commoner things. It is chief of the world's luxuries, king by the grace of God over all the fruits of the earth. When one has tasted it, he knows what the angels eat. It wa

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Television is now so desperately hungry for material that it is scraping the top of the barrel.

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In my end is my beginning.

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Ignorance is the Mother of Devotion.

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"The jig's up, Elman." "Which jig?"

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Advertising is a valuable economic factor because it is the cheapest way of selling goods, particularly if the goods are worthless.

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Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them.

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There is nothing so easy but that it becomes difficult when you do it reluctantly.

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One good turn asketh another.

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If men are not afraid to die, it is of no avail to threaten them with death. If men live in constant fear of dying, And if breaking the law means a man will be killed, Who will dare to break the law? There is always an official executioner. If

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I dote on his very absence.

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America, how can I write a holy litany in your silly mood?

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Where it is a duty to worship the sun it is pretty sure to be a crime to examine the laws of heat.

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Have you ever stopped to think what it would be like to have a woman President? "I can't deal with the Russians today. Not now. I've got my period."

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BS: You remind me of a man. B: What man? BS: The man with the power. B: What power? BS: The power of voodoo. B: Voodoo? BS: You do. B: Do what? BS: Remind me of a man. B: What man? BS: The man with the power...

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We are not a loved organization, but we are a respected one.

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October 12, the Discovery. It was wonderful to find America, but it would have been more wonderful to miss it.

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What excuses stand in your way? How can you eliminate them?

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What's a cult? It just means not enough people to make a minority.

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It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.

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Lay on, MacDuff, and curs'd be him who first cries, "Hold, enough!".

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British education is probably the best in the world, if you can survive it. If you can't there is nothing left for you but the diplomatic corps.

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It's all right letting yourself go as long as you can let yourself back.

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