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1.
That was one of the best Pizza’s I have ever eaten in my life. The cheese was so good it made me faint.
Elvis A. Presley

2.
a bad woman is a sort of woman a man never gets tired of.
Oscar Wilde

3.
if only one takes care of means, the end will take care of itself
Gandhi

4.
of the best rulers people only know that they exist;
the next best they love and praise;
the next they fear;
and the next they revile
Lao-Tsy

5.
Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Group:A

6.
a bore deprives you of solitude without providing you with company.

7.
a bore is a man who talks when you want him to listen.

8.
a boy becomes a man when he stops asking his father for money and requests a loan

9.
a cad is a man who kisses and tells

10.
a classic is something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read

11.
a friend to all is a friend to none

12.
a fool must now and then be right by chance

13.
a gentleman is a man who has respect for those who can be of no possible service to him

14.
a gentleman is never rude, except on purpose

15.
a good listener makes more friends than a good talker

16.
a good scare is worth more than good advice

17.
a good woman is known by what she does, a good man by what he doesn’t do

18.
a great man is he who has not lost the heart of a child

19.
a great poet is the most unpoetical of creatures
Oscar Wilde

20.
a great statesman, like a good housekeeper, knows that cleaning has to be done every morning

21.
a highbrow is a kind of person who looks at a sausage and thinks of Picasso

22.
a highbrow is a person educated beyond his intelligence

23.
a lie has no legs

24.
a man is as old as he feels and a woman as old as she looks

25.
a man is like a phonograph with half a dozen records. You soon get tired of them all; and yet you have to sit at table whilst he reels them off to every new visitor

26.
a man who is going to commit an inhuman act excuses himself by saying ‘I’m only human after all’

27.
a man who knows he is a fool is not a great fool

28.
a man who won’t lie to a woman has very little consideration for her feelings

29.
a modest girl never pursues a man; nor does a mouse-trap pursue a mouse

30.
a new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic

31.
a perfect guest makes his host feel at home

32.
a person may cause evil not only by his action but also by his inaction

33.
a pessimist is a fellow who lives with an optimist

34.
a pessimist is a man who thinks everybody as nasty as himself and hates them for it

35.
a poet can survive anything but a misprint
Oscar Wilde

36.
a poet that fails in writing becomes a bitter critic

37.
a politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies

38.
a psychologist is a man who watches everybody else when a beautiful girl enters the room

39.
a reasonable number of fleas is good for a dog: keeps him from brooding over being a dog

40.
a rich man can’t imagine poverty

41.
a room without books is a body without soul

42.
a scholar who cherishes a love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar

43.
a selfish man is indifferent to people he can’t use for his purpose

44.
a sense of duty is useful in work, but offensive in personal relations

45.
a successful man is one who earns more than his wife can possibly spend

46.
a teacher who is impatient for his pupils is only human

47.
accidents are accidents only to ignorance

48.
acquaintance: a person whom we know well enough to borrow from but not well enough to lend to

49.
adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience

50.
advertising makes you think you have longed all your life for something you never even heard of before

51.
all political parties die at last of swallowing their own lies

52.
almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it

53.
almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it

54.
always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior

55.
an alarm clock: a device for waking a childless household

56.
an honest minister asks what recommends a man, a corrupt one, who

57.
an ideal wife is any woman who has an ideal husband

58.
an ordinary man would rather read the life of the cruellest pirate that ever lived than that of the wisest philosopher

59.
any sort of peace with our fellow-citizens seems to me preferable to civil war

60.
anybody can sympathize with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathize with a friend’s success

61.
apology is politeness too late

62.
as long as a woman can look ten years younger than her own daughter, she is perfectly satisfied
Oscar Wilde

63.
at sixty man learns how to value home

64.
beauty makes idiots sad and wise men merry

Group:B

65.
birth is the cause of death

66.
blessed is the man who, having nothing to say, abstains from giving us wordy evidence of the fact

Group:C

67.
caress your sentence tenderly, it will end by smiling to you

68.
character is what you are in the dark

69.
children are so expensive that only the poor can afford them

70.
choose your wife rather by your ear than by your eye

71.
commit a sin twice and it will not seem to you a crime

72.
conscience: another man within me who is angry with me

73.
conversation between Adam and Eve must have been difficult at times because they had nobody to talk about

74.
corruption of the best becomes the worst

75.
creativity is the art of taking a fresh look at old knowledge

76.
curiosity is, in great and generous minds, the first passion and the last

77.
curiosity is one of the permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous intellect

78.
cynic: a man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing

Group:D

79.
daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward: they may be beaten but they start a winning game

80.
defend me from my friends: my enemies never call when I have work to do

81.
diamond cuts diamond

82.
dictionaries are like watches: the worst is better than none, and the best cannot be expected to go quite true

83.
discussion: a method of confirming others in their errors

84.
do all the work you can: that is the whole philosophy of a good life

85.
do you love life? Then don’t waste time, for that is the stuff life is made of

86.
don’t pass a temptation lightly by: it may never come again

87.
don’t put all your eggs into one basket

88.
don’t talk of things after they are done

89.
duty is what we expect from others

Group:E

90.
early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise

91.
eat with the rich, but go to play with the poor, who are capable of joy

92.
education: that which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding

93.
egotist: a man who tells you those things about himself which you intended to tell him about yourself

94.
empty barrels make the most sound

95.
etiquette requires us to admire the human race

95.
every complaints of his memory and no one complaints of his judgment

96.
every hero becomes a bore at last

97.
every man has a perfect right to his opinion, provided it agrees with ours

98.
everybody in good society holds exactly the same opinions
Oscar Wilde

99.
everybody knows that it is much harder to turn word into deed than deed into word

100.
everybody knows that man has a lot of faults just as woman has, but it takes the opposite sex to bring them to light

101.
everyone is a moon and has a dark side which he doesn’t show to anybody

102.
everything is funny as long as it is happening to somebody else

103.
everything is simpler than you think and at the same time more complex than you imagine

104.
everything that can be thought at all can be thought clearly, everything that can be said, can be said clearly

105.
evil is good perverted

106.
examinations are formidable even for the best prepared, for the greatest fool can ask more than the wisest man can answer

107.
experience is a comb which nature gives to men when they are bald

108.
experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him

109.
experience is the name everybody gives to his mistakes

110.
experience is the name everybody gives to his mistakes

Group:F

111.
fashion is something that goes out of fashion as soon as most people have it

112.
few can do us good, almost any can do us harm

113.
few men get what they desire and few deserve what they get

114.
few people are famous for what they have not done

115.
flattery is like Cologne water, to be smelt of, not swallowed

116.
flowers are as common in the country as people are in London
Oscar Wild

117.
friendship is like money: easier made than kept

Group:G

118.
generosity is the essence of friendship
Oscar Wilde

119.
genius is the will to turn on your thoughts instead of the radio

120.
genius: the faculty of perceiving in an unusual way

121.
give me a bed and a book, and I am happy

122.
God sells knowledge for labour and risk

123.
good manners are the technic of expressing consideration for the feelings of others

Group:H

124.
half a truth is often a great lie

125.
happiness is the by-product of an effort to make someone else happy

126.
he that is pleased with solitude must be either a wild beast or a god

127.
he who does not need to lie is proud of not being a lier

128.
he who falls in love with himself has no rivals

129.
he who falls in love with himself has no rivals

130.
he who fears he will suffer, already suffers because of his fear

131.
he who is loved by men is loved by God

132.
he who says there is no such thing as an honest man, you may be sure is himself a knave

133.
he will always be a slave who does not know how to live on a little

134.
history is on every occasion the record of that which one age finds worthy of note in another

135.
home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in

136.
honesty is a fine jewel but much out of fashion

137.
hope for the best, prepare for the worst

138.
how glorious it is, and also how painful, to be an exception

139.
how many people have a good ear for literature and sing out of tune

140.
hunger for truth is often stronger than the desire for peace and security

Group:I

141.
I can always be nice to people I don’t care for

142.
I can live for two months on a good compliment

143.
I can resist everything except temptation

144.
I care for a philosopher only to the extent that he is able to be an example

145.
I disapprove of what you say but I will defend to the death your right to say it

146.
I distrust people who are very sure of everything they say

147.
I divide all readers into two classes: those who read to remember and those who read to forget

148.
I don’t like principles, I prefer prejudices
Oscar Wilde

149.
I like looking at geniuses, and listening to beautiful people
Oscar Wilde

150.
I like work. It fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours

151.
I never know whether to pity or congratulate a man on coming to his senses

152.
I never put off till tomorrow what I can possibly do the day after
Oscar Wilde

153.
I sometimes think that God in creating man, somewhat overestimated His ability
Oscar Wilde

154.
if a man is not a gentleman, whatever he knows is bad for him
Oscar Wilde

155.
if a man loves to give advice, it is a sure sign that he himself needs it

156.
if at first you don’t succeed you are running about average

157.
if only one takes care of means, the end will take care of itself
Gandhi

158.
if we can’t as we would, we must do as we can

159.
if we judge of love by the majority of its results it rather resembles hatred than friendship

160.
if you don’t aim at anything you achieve nothing

161.
if you have many friends you probably have little time

162.
if you want to see what children can do, you must stop giving them things

162.
if you wish to be good, first believe that you are bad

163.
if you wish to be good, first believe that you are bad

164.
if your enemy wrongs you, buy each of his children a drum

165.
in a multitude of words there will certainly be an error

166.
in eating, a third of the stomach should be filled with food, a third with drink and the rest left empty

167.
in general, pride is at the bottom of all great mistakes

168.
in Rome do as Romans do

169.
in their first passion women are in love with their lover; in the rest, with love

170.
in this age when it is said of a man ‘he knows to live’ it may be implied he is not very honest

171.
industry is the root of all ugliness
Oscar Wilde

172.
instead of loving your enemies treat your friends a little better

173.
intelligence is like a river: the deeper it is, the less noise it makes

174.
it is a dirty bird which fouls its own nest

175.
it is a double pleasure to deceive the deceiver

176.
it is a glorious thing to be indifferent to suffering, but only to one’s own suffering

177.
it is a wise talker who knows when he has nothing to say

178.
it is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious
Oscar Wilde

179.
it is almost a definition of a gentleman to say he is one who never inflicts pain

180.
it is always nice to be expected and not to arrive
Oscar Wilde

181.
it is better to give than to lend, and it costs about the same

182.
it is batter to have a permanent income than to be fascinating
Oscar Wilde

183.
it is better to travel hopefully than to arrive

184.
it is difficult not to be unjust to what one loves

185.
it is easier to get money than to keep it

186.
it is easier to produce ten volumes of philosophical writing than to put one principle into practice

187.
it is easy to bear the misfortunes of others

188.
it is easy to stand a pain but difficult to stand an itch

189.
it is many a slip between the cup and the lip

190.
it is never too late to mend

191.
it is no use saying ‘We are doing our best.’ You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary

192.
it is not enough to do good; one must do it in the right way

193.
it is not lack of love but lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages

194.
it is often said that force is no argument. That, however, entirely depends on what one wants do prove

195.
it is one of functions of literature to turn truisms into truths

196.
it is only in literature that coincidences seem unnatural

197.
it is so easy to convert others. It is so difficult to convert oneself
Oscar Wilde

198.
it is the customary fate of new truths to begin as heresies and to end as superstitions

199.
it is the first step that is troublesome

200.
it often takes a speaker twice as long to tell what he thinks as to tell what he knows

201.
it requires a very unusual mind to undertake the analysis of the obvious

202.
it takes two to make a quarrel

203.
it’s a great man who can laugh at his misfortunes

204.
it’s a long way to Tipperary

205.
it’s sweet to be remembered, but it’s often cheaper to be forgotten

Group:J

206.
journalism is unreadable, and literature is not read
Oscar Wilde

207.
just as we suffer from excess in all things so we suffer from excess in literature

Group:K

208.
keep smiling

209.
killing time is not so much murder as suicide

Group:L

210.
lack of imagination is the basis of action
Oscar Wilde

211.
language is the parent, and not the child, of thought
Oscar Wilde

212.
last but not least

213.
learning has gained most from those books from which the printers have lost

214.
learning makes a good man better and an ill man worse

215.
life is a hospital, in which every patient wants to change his bed

216.
life is a matter about which we are lost if we reason too little or too much

217.
life is a tragedy for those who feel and a comedy for those who think

218.
life is the art of drawing sufficient conclusions from insufficient premises

219.
like most people who try to exhaust a subject, he exhausted his listeners
Oscar Wilde

220.
listening patiently to people’s confessions and complaints you win their friendship

221.
little minds are interested in extraordinary things; great minds are interested in the commonplace

222.
little minds are wounded by the smallest thing

223.
love is the only way out of solitude

224.
love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence

Group:M

225.
make hay while the sun shines

226.
man can believe the impossible but can never believe the improbable

227.
man is always looking for someone to boast to; woman is always looking for a shoulder to put her head on

228.
man is often more irritated by the trifles than by the serious matters

229.
man is the only animal who blushes, or needs to

230.
many a truth can be best expressed in jest

231.
many laws but little justice

232.
many things are not believed because their current explanation is not believed

233.
many wise words are spoken in jest; but they don’t begin to compare with the number of foolish words spoken in earnest

234.
marriage: a community consisting of a master, a mistress, and two slaves, making in all two

235.
marriage: a romance in which the hero dies in the first chapter

236.
marriage is like a cafeteria: you take what looks good to you, and pay for it later

237.
mediocre people have an answer to everything and are astonished at nothing

238.
men can live without air for a few minutes, without water for about two weeks, without food for two months, and without a new thought, for years and years

239.
men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it for religious conviction

240.
men tire themselves in pursuit of rest

241.
men who are ready to do everything for the sake of peace, seldom find peace

242.
men who are unhappy, like men who sleep badly, are always proud of the fact

243.
millions long for immortality who do not know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon

244.
modern age: when girls wear less in the street than their grandmothers did in bed

245.
money will buy a pretty good dog but it won’t buy the wag of his tail

246.
monotony is a law of nature. Look at the monotonous manner in which the sun rises

247.
most people tire of a lecture in ten minutes, clever people can do it in five

248.
my duty is a thing I never do, on principle
Oscar Wilde

249.
my house is my castle

Group:N

250.
never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few

251.
new brooms sweep clear

252.
no man has become wicked all at once

253.
no man with four aces asks for a new deal

254.
no member of a crew is praised for the individuality of his rowing

255.
no needle is sharp at both ends

256.
no one can be original by trying

257.
nobody has ever been able to tell the difference between a fool and a hero until afterwards

258.
nobody has ever tried to change gold into lead

259.
nothing is ever all wrong. Even a clock that stops is right twice a day

260.
nothing is impossible in Russia but reform
Oscar Wilde

261.
nothing is wonderful when you get used to it

262.
nothing marks the increasing wealth of our times and the growth of the public mind toward refinement more than the demand for books

263.
nothing refines but the intellect
Oscar Wilde

264.
nowadays it is only the unreadable that occurs
Oscar Wilde

265.
nowadays whatever is not worth saying is sung

Group:O

266.
of the best rulers people only know that they exist; the next best they love and praise; the next they fear; and the next they revileoften it is just lack of imagination that keeps a man from suffering very much

267.
one must be serious about something, if one wants to have any amusement in life
Oscar Wilde

268.
only the shallow know themselves
Oscar Wilde

269.
only the wisest and the stupidest of men never change

270.
only a small man boasts of his achievements and only an ignorant boasts of his knowledge

Group:P

271.
patience is the best remedy for every trouble

272.
peace comes not from the absence of conflict but from the ability to cope with it

273.
peace of mind begins just where ambition ends

274.
people are also judged by the company they keep away from

275.
people are happy or unhappy, not according to what they get absolutely, but according to the ratio between what they get and what they have been led to expect

276.
people who are not aware of the danger can’t be said to be brave

277.
people are usually more convinced by reasons they discovered themselves than by those found by others

278.
people ask you for advice byt they only want praise

279.
perfect freedom is reserved for the man who lives by his own work and in that work does what he wants to

280.
perfection is finally attained not when there is no longer anything to add, but when there is no longer anything to take away

281.
perfection is made of trifles, and perfection is not a trifle

282.
pessimism with regard to the present often comes from ignorance of the errors nad miseries of the past

283.
philosophy teaches us to bear with equanimity the misfortunes of our neighbours
Oscar Wilde

284.
power of speech is given to all, wisdom of mind to few

285.
power tends to corrupt, absolute power corrupts absolutely

Group:Q

286.
questions are never indiscreet. Answers sometimes are
Oscar Wilde

Group:R

287.
right or wrong, my country

Group:S

288.
scandal: something that has to be very bad to be very good

289.
scepticism is the beginning of Faith
Oscar Wilde

290.
science is organized knowledge

291.
selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live

292.
self-respect is at basis of good manners

293.
she laughs at everything you say. Why? Because she has fine teeth

294.
smokers and non-smokers cannot be equally free in the same carriage

295.
solitude affects some people like wine; they must not take too much of it, for it flies to the head

296.
solitude is fine when you are at peace with yourself and have something definite to do

297.
some people always look for a job and always avoid work

298.
some people have nothing else but experience

299.
some people think that whatever is done solemnly must make sense

300.
something is rotten in the state of Denmark
Hamlet

301.
sometimes tolerance is another name for indifference

302.
steel is produced from iron and poetry from suffering

303.
success depends on knowing how long it will take to succeed

304.
suffering is an essential ingredient of life, the genuine yeast which cannot be replaced by any ersatz

Group:T

305.
taking advantage of any situation that is what some people call intelligence

306.
talk to a man about himself and he will listen to you for hours

307.
the acquiring of culture is the developing of an avid hunger for knowledge and beauty

308.
the ancient historians gave us delightful fiction in the form of fact; the modern novelist presents us with dull facts under the guise of fiction
Oscar Wilde

309.
the belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary: men alone are capable of every wickedness

310.
the best men seek for truth all their lives long

311.
the best men seek for truth all their lives longthe best that one can say of most modern creative art is that it is just a little less vulgar than reality
Oscar Wilde

312.
the character is a long standing habit

313.
the Creeds are believed not because they are rational, but because they are repeated
Oscar Wilde

314.
the discontented are the driving force of progress

315.
the discovery of America was the death of art
Oscar Wilde

316.
the early bird catches the worm

317.
the first half our life is usually ruined by our parents, and the second by our children

318.
the foolish man wonders at the unusual, but the wise man wonders at the usual

319.
the future influences the present just as much as the past

320.
the great superiority of France over England is that in France every bourgeois wants to be an artist, whereas in England every artist wants to be a bourgeois

321.
the greater the power, the more dangerous its abuse

322.
the greatest event in the history of the universe was the evolution of gas into genius

323.
the greatest fault is to be conscious of none

324.
the greatest fool is he who thinks he is not one and all the others are

325.
the happiest people seem to be those who have no particular reason for being happy except that they are so

326.
the less broth, the more spoons

327.
the majority of husbands remind me of an orang-utan trying to play the violin

328.
the more desperate the love the more funny it seems to others

329.
the more help man gets in his garden, the less it belongs to him

330.
the most dangerous of all falsehoods is a slightly distorted truth

331.
the nearer the bone, the sweeter the flesh

332.
the public have an insatiable curiosity to know everything, except what is worth knowing

333.
the real tragedy of the poor is that they can afford nothing but self- denial
Oscar Wilde

334.
the reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable man persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man

335.
the rest is silence
Hamlet

336.
the right man in the right place

337.
the terrible thing about the search for truth is that you find it

338.
the test of good manners is being able to put up with bad ones

339.
the true snob is a man who is afraid to admit that he is bored when he is bored

340.
the usual pretext of those who make others unhappy is that they do it for their own good

341.
the way to be a bore is for an author to say everything

342.
the wealthiest are by no means the happiest

343.
the world is a stage, but the play is badly cast
Oscar Wilde

344.
the worst of having a romance of any kind is that it leaves one so unromantic
Oscar Wilde

345.
the youth of America is their oldest tradition. It has been going on now for three hundred years
Oscar Wilde

346.
there are only three ways by which an individual can get rich: by work, by gift, or by theft

347.
there are only two sure means of forgetfulness known to man: work and drink, and, of the two, work is the more economical

348.
there are so many things one can do without

349.
there have been as many martyrs for bad causes as for good ones

350.
there is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval

351.
there is no place like home

352.
there is no sin except stupidity
Oscar Wilde

353.
there is no smoke without fire

354.
there is nothing more horrible than imagination without taste

355.
there is nothing so unlucky as depending on luck

356.
there is nothing wrong with sobriety in moderation

357.
there is this difference between happiness and wisdom: he that thinks himself the happiest man, really is so; but he that thinks himself the wisest is generally the greatest fool

358.
they quarrel about trifles because they hate each other

359.
those who are at war with others are not at peace with themself

360.
though all society is founded on intolerance all improvement is founded on tolerance

361.
thought depends on the stomach, but in spite of that, those who have the best stomachs are not the best thinkers

362.
time is money

363.
time is waste of money
Oscar Wilde

364.
to admire is the only way of imitating without losing originality

365.
to be happy add to your possessions but subtract from your desires

366.
to be happy at home is the most important condition of a good life

367.
to be natural is such a very difficult pose to keep up
Oscar Wilde

368.
to be on the spot when the opportunity for greatness occurs is the essential thing

369.
to be or not to be, that is the question
Hamlet

370.
to die for one’s theological beliefs is the worst use a man can make of his life
Oscar Wilde

371.
to fall in love with a woman is to fall in love with life and with oneself

372.
to laugh at men of sense is the privilege of fools

373.
to like what you have is to have what you like

374.
to profit from good advice demands more wisdom than to give it

375.
to recommend thrift to the poor is both grotesque and insulting
Oscar Wilde

376.
to regret one’s own experiences is to arrest one’s own development
Oscar Wilde

377.
to say that a man is vain means merely that he is pleased with the effect he produces on other people. A conceited man is satisfied with the effect he produces on himself

378.
to turn events into ideas is the function of literature

379.
to win back my youth there is nothing I wouldn’t do except take exercise, get up early, or be a useful member of community

380.
truth crushed to earth will rise again

381.
truth is always paradoxical

Group:V

382.
visits always give pleasure: if not the coming, then the going

Group:W

383.
water taken in moderation can’t hurt anybody

384.
we all find time to do what we really want to do

385.
we are always bored by those whom we bore

386.
we are by nature already condemned to die which sentence no man can pardon

387.
we are interested in others when they are interested in us

388.
we are not satisfied to be right, unless we can prove others to be quite wrong

389.
we are tired by the work we do not do, not by what we do

390.
we hardly find any person of good sense save those who agree with us

391.
we learn from experience that men never learn from experience

392.
we live in the age in which people are so industrious that they become absolutely stupid
Oscar Wilde

393.
we must make the world honest before we can honestly say to our children that honesty is the best policy

394.
we must not look for a calm life in the age of jets

395.
we often read with as much talent as we write

396.
we profit little from books we don’t enjoy

397.
what a dustbin is the memory of a man who never forgets

398.
what a man thinks of himself, influences his fate

399.
what begins in happiness is doomed to end in misery

400.
what holy cities are to nomadic tribes: a symbol of race and a bond of union, great books are to the wandering souls of men: they are the Meccas of the mind

401.
what is a highbrow? He is a man who has found something more interesting than women

402.
what is love? The need to escape from oneself

403.
what is not useful to any is harmful to all

404.
what is written without effort is usually read without pleasure

405.
when a man acts he is a puppet. When he describes he is a poet
Oscar Wilde

406.
when a man gets talking about himself he seldom fails to be eloquent

407.
when a man has no enemy left there must be something mean about him
Oscar Wilde

408.
when a man is tired of London he is tired of life

409.
when one is in love one begins by deceiving oneself, and one ends by deceiving others

410.
when people agree with me I always feel that I must be wrong

411.
when the gods wish to punish us they answer our prayers
Oscar Wilde

411.
when the public describe a work as grossly immoral, they mean that the artist has said or made a beautiful thing that is true
Oscar Wilde

412.
when you walk or ride a bike you see the country at your own speed

413.
where it is duty to worship the sun, it is a crime to examine the laws of heat

414.
where there is a will there is a way

415.
while an author is yet living, we estimate his powers by his worst performance; and when he is dead, we rate them by his best

416.
who is loved by everybody has much trouble

417.
wisdom denotes the pursuing of the best ends by the best means

418.
wishful thinking

419.
with freedom, flowers, books and the moon, who could not be perfectly happy?
Oscar Wilde

420.
women are the most reliable as they have no memory for the important
Oscar Wilde

421.
women love us for our defects. If we have enough of them they will forgive us even our superior intellects

422.
worry is like sand in an oyster: a little produces a pearl, too much kills the animal

Group:Y

423.
yawn is at least an honest opinion

424.
you are not permitted to kill a woman who has injured you, but nothing forbids you to reflect that she is growing older every minute

425.
you can always kill with a knife, but you can’t always break a man’s will with it

426.
you can never plan the future by the past

427.
you can tell a man by his work

428.
you can’t be independent of all people

429.
you can’t see much in a little town but what you hear makes up for it

430.
you can’t tell an honest man from a rogue, at least not at the first sight

431.
you may be sure that when a man begins to call himself a ‘realist’, he is preparing to do something he is secretly ashamed of doing

432.
you must not find symbols in everything you see. It makes life impossible
Oscar Wilde

433.
you shall judge of a man by his foes as well as by his friends

434.
youth is the one thing worth having
Oscar Wilde

435.
It is the fight alone that pleases us, not the victory.
Blaise Pascal

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