“I have the simplest tastes~I am always satisfied with the best.” ~Oscar Wilde

“Better a witty fool than a foolish wit” ~Shakespeare

“Nobody has ever measured, even poets, how much a heart can hold.”~ Zelda 

“Anxiety is love’s greatest killer. It makes others feel as you might when a drowning man holds on to you. You want to save him, but you know he will strangle you with his panic.”~Anais Nin

“Anthropology is the science which tells us that people are the same the whole world over-except when they are different.” ~Nancy Banks Smith

“A true friend is somebody who can make us do what we can.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

“If a dog will not come to you after he has looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.”~ Woodrow Wilson

“The test of an adventure is that when you’re in the middle of it, you say to yourself, ‘Oh, now I’ve got myself into an awful mess I wish I were sitting quietly at home.’ And the sign that something’s wrong with you is when you sit quietly at home wishing you were out having lots of adventure.” ~Thornton

“History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives.”~Abba Eban

“The trouble with her is that she lacks the power of conversation but not the power of speech.” ~George Bernard Shaw

“He has no enemies, but is intensely disliked by his friends.” ~Oscar Wilde

“He was happily married – but his wife wasn’t.” ~Victor Borge

“You have delighted us long enough.” ~Jane Austen (Pride and Prejudice)

“I didn’t attend the funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying I approved of it.”~Mark Twain

“There cannot be a crisis next week. My schedule is already full.” ~Henry Kissinger

“Can’t act. Slightly bald. Can dance a little.”~ Screen Tester on Fred Astaire

4 responses to ““I have the simplest tastes~I am always satisfied with the best.” ~Oscar Wilde

  1. I loved these quotes. Of course you know I am a “quote” person. Your blog is beautiful and the way you have presented your books is excellent. Thanks for a good start to my day.


  2. Thanks so much for the high five. Glad you enjoyed your visit.


  3. I always enjoy my visits here!
    Great quotes!


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