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Vera, or The Nihilists Quotes

There are few things easier than to live badly and to die well.
Vera, or The Nihilists, Oscar Wilde

For romantic young people … the world always looks best at a distance.
Vera, or The Nihilists, Oscar Wilde

What a mistake it is to be sincere!
Vera, or The Nihilists, Oscar Wilde

You want a new excitement, Prince. Let me see – you have been married twice already; suppose you try falling in love for once.
Vera, or The Nihilists, Oscar Wilde

You’re young and wouldn’t be ill-favored either, had God or thy mother given thee another face.
Vera, or The Nihilists, Oscar Wilde

I have always liked your taste in wine and wives extremely.
Vera, or The Nihilists, Oscar Wilde

They say a good lawyer can break the law as often as he likes, and no one can say him nay.
Vera, or The Nihilists, Oscar Wilde

Colonel: Can she read and write
Peter: Ay, that she can, sir.
Colonel: Then she is a dangerous woman. No peasant should be allowed to do anything of the kind.
Vera, or The Nihilists, Oscar Wilde

A cook and a diplomatist! an excellent parallel. If I had a son who was a fool I’d make him one or the other.
Vera, or The Nihilists, Oscar Wilde

For myself, the only immortality I desire is to invent a new sauce.
Vera, or The Nihilists, Oscar Wilde

I would sooner talk scandal in the drawing-room than treason in a cellar. Besides, I hate the common mob, who smell of garlic, smoke bad tobacco, get up early, and dine off one dish.
Vera, or The Nihilists, Oscar Wilde

In a good democracy, every man should be an aristocrat.
Vera, or the Nihilists, Oscar Wilde

What a Communist the Prince is! He would have an equal distribution of sin as well as property.
Vera, or The Nihilists, Oscar Wilde

One is sure to be disappointed if one tries to get romance out of modern life.
Vera, or The Nihilists, Oscar Wilde

In the old times men carried out their rights for themselves as they lived, but nowadays every baby seems born with a social manifesto in its mouth much bigger than itself.
Vera, or The Nihilists, Oscar Wilde

A family is a terrible incumbrance, especially when one is not married.
Vera, or The Nihilists, Oscar Wilde