Posts Tagged 'Oscar Wilde'

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 09/24/21

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To live is the rarest thing in the world.  Most people exist; that is all.”   —   Oscar Wilde

(It’s usually people who aren’t really satisfied with their lot in life who say things like this.  A lot of people just enjoy the simpler pleasures of life.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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Cryptoquote Spoiler – 07/16/21

Oscar Wilde Death Anniversary: Quotes on Love, Life and Existence

I am so clever that sometimes I don’t understand a single word of what I am saying.”   —   Oscar Wilde

(Quite.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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Cryptoquote Spoiler – 02/25/21

Oscar Wilde – Modernism Lab

Good resolutions are simply checks that men draw on a bank where they have no account.”   —   Oscar Wilde

(The Big O was such a misanthrope!  Well, at least he was humorous in being so.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 05/29/20

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A little sincerity is a dangerous thing and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal.”   —   Oscar Wilde

(He was probably the most unpretentious person of his day and age.  The “higher morals” of the Victorian Era didn’t exactly jibe with his lifestyle.  But, by some of today’s . . . standards? . . . he might even be considered . . . boring.  The times they are ever a changin’, kiddies!  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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Sunday Cryptoquote Spoiler – 10/27/19

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As soon as people are old enough to know better, they don’t know anything at all.”   —   Oscar Wilde

(Nah!  We just feel like we don’t know anything.  New stuff makes us feel like we don’t know anything.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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Sunday Cryptoquote Spoiler – 06/09/19

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I like talking to a brick wall – it’s the only thing in the world that never contradicts me.”   —   Oscar Wilde

(I don’t know.  I’ve also had pretty good luck with hat racks, and light poles.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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Sunday Cryptoquote Spoiler – 12/09/18

The value of an idea has nothing to do with the sincerity of the man who expresses it.”   —   Oscar Wilde

(A good idea is a good idea, or a bad idea is a bad idea, no matter who expresses it.  People need to get past their biases.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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Sunday Cryptoquote – 04/01/18

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He has one of those terrible weak natures that are not susceptible to influence.”   —   Oscar Wilde

(Always the prankster and jokester!  We could use more of his irreverent, wiseguy wit!  Did not receive the Living section in Sunday’s paper!  Printed out the puzzles from their online version Sunday night.  Thanks for your patience.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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Sunday Cryptoquote Spoiler – 08/13/17

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An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all.”   —   Oscar Wilde

(Well, an original “idea” should question conventional wisdom.  I guess that qualifies as “dangerous”.  I love his rebellious nature, but I find it hard to warm up to the man.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Sunday Cryptoquote Spoiler 12/25/16

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If one tells the truth, one is sure, sooner or later, to be found out.”   —   Oscar Wilde

(That pesky truth can be highly overrated!  Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, and Joyous Kwanzaa,dear readers!  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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