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Epigram Quotes

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Oscar Wilde
“I like men who have a future and women who have a past.”
Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde
“We live in an age when unnecessary things are our only necessities.”
Oscar Wilde, Miscellaneous Aphorisms; The Soul of Man

Oscar Wilde
“The public have an insatiable curiosity to know everything, except what is worth knowing.”
Oscar Wilde, The Soul of Man Under Socialism, and Selected Critical Prose

Oscar Wilde
“An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all.”
Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde
“The nicest feeling in the world is to do a good deed anonymously-and have somebody find out.”
Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde
“I always pass on good advice. It is the only thing to do with it. It is never of any use to oneself.”
Oscar Wilde, An Ideal Husband

Oscar Wilde
“The good ended happily, and the bad unhappily. That is what Fiction means.”
Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest

Oscar Wilde
“There are many things that we would throw away if we were not afraid that others might pick them up.”
Oscar Wilde

George Harrison
“Show me that I m everywhere and get me home for tea.”
George Harrison

Frank Herbert
“Knowing where the trap is—that's the first step in evading it.”
Frank Herbert, Dune

James S.A. Corey
“Once is never. Twice is always.”
James S.A. Corey, Cibola Burn

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“The most upsetting thing about Society’s attitude towards disabled people is that many millions of disabled people became disabled while trying to please Society, the very same bitch that secretly regards them as subhuman.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana, The Use and Misuse of Children

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“Some of us were brought into this troubled world primarily or only to increase our fathers’ chances of not being left by our mothers, or vice versa.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana, The Use and Misuse of Children

Frank Herbert
“Behold, as a wild ass in the desert, go I forth to my work.”
Frank Herbert, Dune

Oscar Wilde
“Women treat us [men] like humanity treats gods—they worship us and keep bothering us to do something for them.”
Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“Most sane human beings who are over the age of six usually act or react not as per what they genuinely feel or really think but in accordance with the expectations of those around them.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana, The Use and Misuse of Children

Stephen King
“A broken spoon may become a fork.”
Stephen King, Everything's Eventual

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“In reality most human beings are not, to most human beings, more important than money.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana, The Use and Misuse of Children

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