Nothing can cure the soul but the senses, just as nothing can cure the senses but the soul.
More quotes by Oscar Wilde
When I was young, I thought that money was the most important thing in the world. Now that I’m old . . . I know it is.
Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not, and a sense of humor was provided to console him for what he is.
More quotes about Life
Change can come in either of two important ways: Start behaving positively or stop behaving negatively.
People say time heals all wounds. Let me tell you, time heals nothing. You can do the wrong thing for 10 years and it doesn’t equal the right thing for one day.
You philosophers are lucky men. You write on paper and paper is patient. Unfortunate Empress that I am, I write on the susceptible skins of living beings.
When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.
Many people seem to believe that Greenfield Village and the Edison Institute and Museum at Dearborn, with their specimens of earlier type of American life and industry, are just a kind of antiquarian hobby of mine. I do not deny that they have given me a great deal of interest and pleasure. But the project is vastly more than a hobby. It has very definite purposes, and I hope will have results lasting down the years. One purpose is to remind the public who visit it and sometimes there are thousands a day–of how farand how fast we have come in technical progress in the last century or so. If we have come so far and so fast, is it likely that we shall stop now?