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There must be more to life than having everything.

Oscar Wilde


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.

Oscar Wilde


Here's to women. Would that we could fall into her arms without falling into her hands.

Wilde Oscar


Being a woman is a terribly difficult trade, since it consists principally of dealings with men.

Wilde Oscar


The whole earth is in jail and we're plotting this incredible jailbreak.

Wilde Oscar


Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves.

Wilde Oscar


I have ways of making money that you know nothing of.

Wilde Oscar


XLI: The more one produces, the less one gets. XLII: Simple systems are not feasible because they require infinite testing. XLIII: Hardware works best when it matters the least. XLIV: Aircraft flight in the 21st century will always be in a we

Wilde Oscar


Even the best of friends cannot attend each other's funeral.

Wilde Oscar


Whom the mad would destroy, first they make Gods.

Wilde Oscar


Don't tell me how hard you work. Tell me how much you get done.

Wilde Oscar


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

Wilde Oscar


You knew the job was dangerous when you took it, Fred.

Wilde Oscar


And tomorrow will be like today, only more so.

Wilde Oscar


Wishing without work is like fishing without bait.

Wilde Oscar


"There was an interesting development in the CBS-Westmoreland trial: both sides agreed that after the trial, Andy Rooney would be allowed to talk to the jury for three minutes about little things that annoyed him during the trial."

Wilde Oscar


Superstition, idolatry, and hypocrisy have ample wages, but truth goes a-begging.

Wilde Oscar


Never take a resume seriously. Resumes only make money for the people who write the resumes. No resume ever tells an employer how many times a job applicant has had the clap. Why, indeed, would anyone hire a person based on a resume written by a

Wilde Oscar


It is when I struggle to be brief that I become obscure.

Wilde Oscar


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

Wilde Oscar


Once he had one leg in the White House and the nation trembled under his roars. Now he is a tinpot pope in the Coca-Cola belt and a brother to the forlorn pastors who belabor halfwits in galvanized iron tabernacles behind the railroad yards."

Wilde Oscar


If we see the light at the end of the tunnel, it's the light of an oncoming train.

Wilde Oscar


American business long ago gave up on demanding that prospective employees be honest and hardworking. It has even stopped hoping for employees who are educated enough that they can tell the difference between the men's room and the women's room with

Wilde Oscar


No problem is so formidable that you can't just walk away from it.

Wilde Oscar


We are governed not by armies and police but by ideas.

Wilde Oscar


The possession of a book becomes a substitute for reading it.

Wilde Oscar


Sho' they got to have it against the law. Shoot, ever'body git high, they wouldn't be nobody git up and feed the chickens. Hee-hee.

Wilde Oscar


For fools rush in where angels fear to tread.

Wilde Oscar


A countryman between two lawyers is like a fish between two cats.

Wilde Oscar


"I gained nothing at all from Supreme Enlightenment, and for that very reason it is called Supreme Enlightenment."

Wilde Oscar


Think sideways!

Wilde Oscar


There seems no plan because it is all plan.

Wilde Oscar


It is only the man whose intellect is clouded by his sexual impulse that could give the name of the fair sex to that undersized, narrow-shouldered, broad-hipped, and short-legged race.

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


Go away, I'm all right.

Wilde Oscar


If reporters don't know that truth is plural, they ought to be lawyers.

Wilde Oscar


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

Wilde Oscar


Who goeth a-borrowing goeth a-sorrowing.

Wilde Oscar


It has long been noticed that juries are pitiless for robbery and full of indulgence for infanticide. A question of interest, my dear Sir! The jury is afraid of being robbed and has passed the age when it could be a victim of infanticide.

Wilde Oscar





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