Oscar Wilde Quotes
Death and vulgarity are the only two facts in the nineteenth century that one cannot explain away.
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It is impossible for me to estimate how many of my early impressions of the world, correct and the opposite, came to me through newspapers. Homicide, adultery, no-hit pitching, and Balkanism were concepts that, left to my own devices, I would have encountered much later in life.
A. J. Liebling
The dove act? I'm still working on it. I don't think it's perfect yet. I got my first pair of doves when I was 14 years old. That was the beginning of the formation of that act. So it's been 24 years now that I've been working on it.
I had seen the ballet of 'Swan Lake' as a child but it was as an adult, when I saw a production featuring Erik Bruhn, that I first noticed how significant a part the ever-present threat of violence played. This juxtaposition of great beauty and grace with a backdrop of pure evil stayed with me for years.
Walter Dean Myers
When we began Qualcomm, it had become quite clear that it was very important to patent new ideas.
Irwin M. Jacobs
We're trying to create a better world, not a perfect one. It cannot ever be perfect.
As it enters the ear, does it come in like broken glass or does it come in like honey?
We all belong to South Africa, and South Africa belongs to us all.
When you get older, 10 matches a year are enough.
I know there are writers who like to say that every novel is hard, and it doesn't get easier. That may be the case, and I've only written two. But the first, to me, was characterized by an enduring oscillation between perseverance and a profound doubt.
Faith is important to me.
My ancestors are Rajputs from Jaipur, a lineage of the royal family.
What I am teaching is religiousness, a quality. Religion is a dead dogma, fixed principles, frozen fossils. What I am teaching to you is a living, flowing religiousness - an experience like love.