You Ought To Be A Doctor," He Said To Turner, "as You Always Want People To Do What They Don't Want To.
"You ought to be a doctor," he said to Turner, "as you always
want people to do what they don't want to."
-- Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)
-- 28 November 1900, two days before his death,
-- when he was already rather ill. Not very dramatic though.
Either that wallpaper goes, or I do." ~~ Oscar Wilde, writer, d. November 30, 1900
Either they go, or I do. -- Oscar Wilde, of his new bedroom curtains (attrib.), 1900
My wallpaper and I are fighting a duel to the death.
One or the other of us has to go. -- Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) -- in Frank Harris Oscar Wilde...
Richard, in being so fierce toward my vampire, you were doing what you wanted to do, even though you thought it was going to hurt somebody else.
He even told you he'd be hurt if..." "He was going to suck my blood!...
A man asked a private detective to follow his wife.
After several days, the private detective came back with his findings....
A fellow bought a new car, a Nissan, and was quite happy with his purchase.
He was something of an animist, however, and felt that the car really ought to have a name....
You shall judge of a man by his foes as well as by his friends. -- Joseph Conrad, "Lord Jim", 1900
It's hard to communicate when you already know what you want to hear.
It is most dangerous nowadays for a husband to pay any attention to his wife in public.
It always makes people think that he beats her when they are alone. -- Oscar Wilde...