“My philosophy
like colour TV
is all there
in black and white”
Monty Python

Quotes, Aphorisms, Laws, and Thoughts
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Fourteen quotes by Oscar Wilde

Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde (16 October 1854 - 30 November 1900) was an Irish playwright. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of the most popular playwrights in London in the early 1890s. He is best remembered for his epigrams and plays, his novel The Picture of Dorian Gray.
 A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing. 
 A poet can survive everything but a misprint. 
 A thing is not necessarily right because a man dies for it. 
 All art is immoral. 
 Biography lends to death a new terror. 
 Fashion is usually a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months. 
 I can resist everything except temptation. 
 It is better to have a permanent income than to be fascinating. 
 Men always want to be a woman's first love, women like to be a man's last romance. 
 Punctuality is the thief of time. 
 Seriousness is the only refuge of the shallow. 
 The old believe everything, the middle-aged suspect everything, the young know everything. 
 We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. 
 Work is the curse of the drinking classes. 

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