Monday, November 26, 2007

Quotes by Oscar Wilde

A true friend stabs you in the front.

All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling.

Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much.

Ambition is the last refuge of the failure.

Anybody can be good in the country. There are no temptations there.

As long as war is regarded as wicked, it will always have its fascination. When it is looked upon as vulgar, it will cease to be popular.

Bigamy is having one wife too many. Monogamy is the same.

Everything popular is wrong.

I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.

I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train.

I regard the theatre as the greatest of all art forms, the most immediate way in which a human being can share with another the sense of what it is to be a human being.

I sometimes think that God in creating man somewhat overestimated his ability.

Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.

Life is too important to be taken seriously.

We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.

Women are made to be loved, not understood.

Who, being loved, is poor?

3 comments:

Beverly said...

Those are great. I love the bigamy/monogamy one.

I also love your photos of your Thanksgiving with family.

DutchMac said...

My favorite's the one about loving a woman without understanding her. Amen!

Anonymous said...

love this...jcn