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The American Invasion Quotes

She can talk brilliantly upon any subject, provided that she knows nothing about it.
The American Invasion, Oscar Wilde

Her sense of humor keeps her from the tragedy of a grande passion, and, as there is neither romance nor humility in her love, she makes an excellent wife.
The American Invasion, Oscar Wilde

The cities of America are inexpressibly tedious. The Bostonians take their learning too sadly; culture with them is an accomplishment rather than an atmosphere; their Hub, as they call it, is the paradise of prigs. Chicago is a sort of monster-shop, full of bustles and bores. Political life at Washington is like political life in a suburban vestry. Baltimore is amusing for a week, but Philadelphia is dreadfully provincial; and though one can dine in New York one could not dwell there.
The American Invasion, Oscar Wilde

The fact remains that the American mother is a tedious person. The American father is better, for he is never seen in London. He passes his life entirely in Wall Street and communicates with his family once a month by means of a telegram in cipher. The mother, however, is always with us, and, lacking the quick imitative faculty of the younger generation, remains uninteresting and provincial to the last.
The American Invasion, Oscar Wilde

In America, the young are always ready to give to those who are older than themselves the full benefits of their inexperience.
The American Invasion, Oscar Wilde