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


True glory consists in doing what deserves to be written; in writing what deserves to be read; and in so living as to make the world happier for our living in it.

Pliny The Elder

To reget deeply is to live afresh.

Henry David Thoreau

Smash forehead on keyboard to continue.

Anon.

If we are to abolish the death penalty, I should like to see the first step taken by my friends the murderers.

Alphonse Karr

Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn, and cauldron bubble.

William Shakespeare, Macbeth, Act 4 scene 1 »

Oh, I don't blame Congress. If I had 600 billion at my disposal, I'd be irresponsible, too.

Lichty and Wagner »

You know when people are stupid, it frustrates me.

Julia Roberts, on Oprah, 11/18/03 »