Witty Quotes and Sayings

I can stand brute force, but brute reason is quite unbearable. There is something unfair about its use. It is hitting below the intellect.
– Oscar Wilde

How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she were a perfectly normal human being.
– Oscar Wilde

I don’t at all like knowing what people say of me behind my back. It makes me far too conceited.
– Oscar Wilde

I have met a lot of hardboiled eggs in my time, but you’re twenty minutes.
– Oscar Wilde

I can write better than anybody who can write faster, and I can write faster than anybody who can write better.
– A. J. Liebling

One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one’s work is terribly important.
– Bertrand Russell

It is always the best policy to tell the truth, unless of course you are an exceptionally good liar.
– Jerome K. Jerome

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

I can believe anything provided it is incredible.
– Oscar Wilde

Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
– Rene Descartes

A casual stroll through the lunatic asylum shows that faith does not prove anything.
– Friedrich Nietzsche

I have nothing to declare except my genius.
– Oscar Wilde

I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with great pleasure.
– Clarence Darrow

The United States is a nation of laws: badly written and randomly enforced.
– Frank Zappa

Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone.
– Anthony Burgess

It’s always darkest before it turns absolutely pitch black.
– Paul Newman

Sometimes I need what only you can provide: your absence.
– Ashleigh Brilliant

The beginning is the most important part of the work.
– Plato

Plurality is not to be posited without necessity.
– William of Ockham

I can resist everything except temptation.
– Oscar Wilde