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Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious.
Oscar Wilde on patriotism

Only the shallow know themselves.
Oscar Wilde on people

Simple pleasures are the last refuge of the complex.
Oscar Wilde on pleasure

When the gods wish to punish us they answer our prayers.
Oscar Wilde on prayer

I suppose society is wonderfully delightful. To be in it is merely a bore. But to be out of it is simply a tragedy.
Oscar Wilde on society

Moderation is a fatal thing nothing succeeds like excess.
Oscar Wilde on success

Ambition is the last refuge of failure.
Oscar Wilde on success

Experience is the name that everyone gives to his mistakes.
Oscar Wilde on success

There is nothing in the world like the devotion of a married woman. It is a thing no married man knows anything about.
Oscar Wilde on wife

Women are made to be loved, not understood.
Oscar Wilde on women

A bird in the hand is dead.
Rhonda Boozer on age

There is a land of the living and a land of the dead and the bridge is love, the only survival, the only meaning.
Thornton Wilder on love

To love is to place our happiness in the happiness of another.
Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibnitz on love

A good catchword can obscure analysis for fifty years.
Wendell L. Wilkie on analysis

Today it is not big business that we have to fear. It is big government.
Wendell L. Wilkie on government

Love is what we were born with. Fear is what we learned here.
Marianne Williamson on love

What is ambition? 'Tis a glorious cheat. Angels of light walk not so dazzlingly the sapphire walls of heaven.
Willis on ambition

He who rejects change is the architect of decay. The only human institution which rejects progress is the cemetery.
Harold Wilson on change

Caution is the confidential agent of selfishness.
Woodrow Wilson on caution

Nothing recedes like success.
Walter Winchell on success

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