Quotes by Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest, 1895, Act I

The truth is rarely pure and never simple.

Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest, 1895, Act I

To lose one parent, Mr Worthing, may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose both looks like carelessness.

Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest, 1895, Act I

Other Great Authors


A man who procrastinates in his choosing will inevitably have his choice made for him by circumstance.

Hunter S. Thompson, The Proud Highway

Let the coming hour overflow with joy, and let pleasure drown the brim.

William Shakespeare

Do not hover always on the surface of things, nor take up suddenly, with mere appearances; but penetrate into the depth of matters, as far as your time and circumstances allow, especially in those things which relate to your profession.

Isaac Watts

A magician pulls rabbits out of hats. An experimental psychologist pulls habits out of rats.

Anonymous

An affirmation is a strong, positive statement that somthing is already so.

Shakti Gawain »

Toleration is good for all, or it is good for none.

Edmund Burke »