Quote category: Witty


A poet can survive everything but a misprint.

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Oscar Wilde Permalink to Oscar Wilde quote

I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.

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Oscar Wilde Permalink to Oscar Wilde quote

The typewriting machine, when played with expression, is no more annoying than the piano when played by a sister or near relation.

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Oscar Wilde Permalink to Oscar Wilde quote

To lose one parent may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose both looks like carelessness.

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Oscar Wilde Permalink to Oscar Wilde quote

Everything deep is also simple and can be reproduced simply as long as its reference to the whole truth is maintained. But what matters is not what is witty but what is true.

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Albert Schweitzer Permalink to Albert Schweitzer quote

The author of the Iliad is either Homer or, if not Homer, somebody else of the same name.

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Aldous Huxley Permalink to Aldous Huxley quote