Joke 605

18 Nov

The wit of Oscar Wilde from Will & Guy.  You may know some of them but Wilde always bears repeating.

Oscar Wilde in his favourite coat. New York.

Oscar Wilde in his favourite coat. New York. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

  • A poet can survive everything but a misprint.
  • A true friend stabs you in the front.
  • All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That is his.
  • Bigamy is having one wife too many. Monogamy is the same thing.
  • Men always want to be a woman’s first love – women like to be a man’s last romance.
  • America had often been discovered before Columbus, but it had always been hushed up.
  • There is nothing so difficult to marry as a large nose.
  • There is only one thing in life worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about.
  • I am not young enough to know everything.
  • Always forgive your enemies – nothing annoys them so much.
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8 Responses to “Joke 605”

  1. slpmartin November 18, 2012 at 04:17 #

    Just love the wit and humor of Oscar Wilde.

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  2. judithatwood November 18, 2012 at 05:01 #

    I’d heard some of these, but some are new to me, and all are wicked funny! 😎

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  3. terry1954 November 18, 2012 at 05:07 #

    i enjoyed reading each of those. they were quite interesting!

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  4. siggiofmaine November 18, 2012 at 05:09 #

    As you said, he always bears repeating…enjoyed the memorable trip down memory lane. Thanks

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  5. jmgoyder November 18, 2012 at 05:32 #

    I love that last one!!!!!!!!!!!!! Good timing for me.

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  6. Perfecting Motherhood November 18, 2012 at 07:39 #

    How can you not like this guy? Thanks for sharing!

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  7. vivinfrance November 18, 2012 at 08:20 #

    My favorite is the penultimate.

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  8. viveka November 18, 2012 at 19:09 #

    Oscar …. are the man – nobody has done quotes like him … love all of them. What a man.

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