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Indiana is a state dedicated to basketball. Basketball, soybeans, hogs and basketball. Berkeley, needless to say, is not nearly as athletic. Berkeley is dedicated to coffee, angst, potholes and coffee.

Levant Oscar


Did you know that clones never use mirrors?

Levant Oscar


You should never wear your best trousers when you go out to fight for freedom and liberty.

Oscar Wilde


... difference of opinion is advantagious in religion. The several sects perform the office of a common censor morum over each other. Is uniformity attainable? Millions of innocent men, women, and children, since the introduction of Christianity,

Oscar Wilde


If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.

Wilde Oscar


Fraud is the homage that force pays to reason.

Wilde Oscar


A racially integrated community is a chronological term timed from the entrance of the first black family to the exit of the last white family.

Wilde Oscar


You k'n hide de fier, but w'at you gwine do wid de smoke?

Wilde Oscar


The English instinctively admire any man who has no talent and is modest about it.

Wilde Oscar


You can't cheat an honest man. Never give a sucker an even break or smarten up a chump.

Wilde Oscar


We have art that we do not die of the truth.

Wilde Oscar


An aphorism is never exactly true; it is either a half-truth or one-and-a-half truths.

Wilde Oscar


Suicide is the sincerest form of self-criticism.

Wilde Oscar


Mum's the word.

Wilde Oscar


Always the dullness of the fool is the whetstone of the wits.

Wilde Oscar


HR 3128. Omnibus Budget Reconciliation, Fiscal 1986. Martin, R-Ill., motion that the House recede from its disagreement to the Senate amendment making changes in the bill to reduce fiscal 1986 deficits. The Senate amendment was an amendment to the

Wilde Oscar


Nice boy, but about as sharp as a sack of wet mice.

Wilde Oscar


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

Wilde Oscar


It took a while to surface, but it appears that a long-distance credit card may have saved a U.S. Army unit from heavy casualties during the Grenada military rescue/invasion. Major General David Nichols, Air Force ... said the Army unit was in a hous

Wilde Oscar


A woman who is unfaithful deserves to be shot.

Wilde Oscar


Everywhere I go I'm asked if I think the university stifles writers. My opinion is that they don't stifle enough of them. There's many a bestseller that could have been prevented by a good teacher.

Wilde Oscar


Questions are never indiscreet, answers sometimes are.

Wilde Oscar


You know it's going to be a long day when you get up, shave and shower, start to get dressed and your shoes are still warm.

Wilde Oscar


Maybe ain't ain't so correct, but I notice that lots of folks who ain't using ain't ain't eatin' well.

Wilde Oscar


If it takes a bloodbath, lets get it over with. No more appeasement.

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


Let's say your wedding ring falls into your toaster, and when you stick your hand in to retrieve it, you suffer Pain and Suffering as well as Mental Anguish. You would sue: * The toaster manufacturer, for failure to include, in the instructions

Wilde Oscar


Politics makes strange bedfellows, and journalism makes strange politics.

Wilde Oscar


"If we relied conclusively on scientific data for every one of our findings, I'm afraid all of our work would be inconclusive."

Wilde Oscar


My method is to take the utmost trouble to find the right thing to say. And then say it with the utmost levity.

Wilde Oscar


In "King Henry VI, Part II," Shakespeare has Dick Butcher suggest to his fellow anti-establishment rabble-rousers, "The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers." That action may be extreme but a similar sentiment was expressed by Thomas K. Co

Wilde Oscar


The trouble is, there is an endless supply of White Men, but there has always been a limited number of Human Beings.

Wilde Oscar


You may my glories and my state dispose, But not my griefs; still am I king of those.

Wilde Oscar


If you can count your money, you don't have a billion dollars.

Wilde Oscar


I'm glad I was not born before tea.

Wilde Oscar


All wars are civil wars, because all men are brothers ... Each one owes infinitely more to the human race than to the particular country in which he was born.

Wilde Oscar


The world is full of people who have never, since childhood, met an open doorway with an open mind.

Wilde Oscar


Exceptions prove the rule, and wreck the budget.

Wilde Oscar


It is one thing to praise discipline, and another to submit to it.

Wilde Oscar


Patience is the best remedy for every trouble.

Wilde Oscar


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

Wilde Oscar


If you don't count some of Jehovah's injunctions, there are no humorists in the Bible.

o Oscar Levant





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