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Ah, but a man's grasp should exceed his reach, Or what's a heaven for ?

Oscar Wilde


"I understand this is your first dead client," Sabian was saying. The absurdity of the statement made me want to laugh but they don't call me Deadpan Allie and lie.

Oscar Wilde


Work Hard. Rock Hard. Eat Hard. Sleep Hard. Grow Big. Wear Glasses If You Need 'Em.

Wilde Oscar


The coast was clear.

Wilde Oscar


Haste makes waste.

Wilde Oscar


If you live in New York, even if you're Catholic, you're Jewish.

Wilde Oscar


He was a fiddler, and consequently a rogue.

Wilde Oscar


I BET WHAT HAPPENED was they discovered fire and invented the wheel on the same day. Then that night, they burned the wheel.

Wilde Oscar


Let sleeping dogs lie.

Wilde Oscar


A man said to the Universe: "Sir, I exist!" "However," replied the Universe, "the fact has not created in me a sense of obligation."

Wilde Oscar


When I was younger, I could remember anything, whether it had happened or not; but my faculties are decaying now and soon I shall be so I cannot remember any but the things that never happened. It is sad to go to pieces like this but we all have to

Wilde Oscar


Judges, as a class, display, in the matter of arranging alimony, that reckless generosity which is found only in men who are giving away someone else's cash.

Wilde Oscar


If you want divine justice, die.

Wilde Oscar


A businessman is a hybrid of a dancer and a calculator.

Wilde Oscar


The fashion wears out more apparel than the man.

Wilde Oscar


Everybody likes a kidder, but nobody lends him money.

Wilde Oscar


The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions.

Wilde Oscar


I was in this prematurely air conditioned supermarket and there were all these aisles and there were these bathing caps you could buy that had these kind of Fourth of July plumes on them that were red and yellow and blue and I wasn't tempted to buy

Wilde Oscar


I never made a mistake in my life. I thought I did once, but I was wrong.

Wilde Oscar


Leave no stone unturned.

Wilde Oscar


Diary of a Young Girl LITE(tm)

Wilde Oscar


The human animal differs from the lesser primates in his passion for lists of "Ten Best".

Wilde Oscar


I often quote myself; it adds spice to my conversation.

Wilde Oscar


The intelligence of any discussion diminishes with the square of the number of participants.

Wilde Oscar


A man's house is his castle.

Wilde Oscar


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

Wilde Oscar


Too much is just enough.

Wilde Oscar


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

Wilde Oscar


We Americans, we're a simple people... but piss us off, and we'll bomb your cities.

Wilde Oscar


To teach is to learn twice.

Wilde Oscar


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

Wilde Oscar


The problem that we thought was a problem was, indeed, a problem, but not the problem we thought was the problem.

Wilde Oscar


An office party is not, as is sometimes supposed the Managing Director's chance to kiss the tea-girl. It is the tea-girl's chance to kiss the Managing Director (however bizarre an ambition this may seem to anyone who has seen the Managing Director f

Wilde Oscar


The difference between a Miracle and a Fact is exactly the difference between a mermaid and a seal.

Wilde Oscar


I owe the public nothing.

Wilde Oscar


A likely impossibility is always preferable to an unconvincing possibility.

Wilde Oscar


Be regular and orderly in your life, so that you may be violent and original in your work.

Wilde Oscar


In case of fire, stand in the hall and shout "Fire!"

Wilde Oscar


There are three reasons for becoming a writer: the first is that you need the money; the second that you have something to say that you think the world should know; the third is that you can't think what to do with the long winter evenings.

Wilde Oscar





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