» Add Quotes to Your Site - Quote Generatoradd quote of the day, random quotes or by topic (e.g. funny quotes) Quote DB :: Authors :: Oscar Wilde :: View Quote View Quote "We have really everything in common with America nowadays except, of course, language." - Copy to Clipboard -- Oscar Wilde Listed in: America Add Quote To Your Quote List Rating: 4.69 Rate Quote 13 votes submitted Your Name: Friend's Email: Top 5 quotes from Oscar Wilde "It is perfectly monstrous the way people go about, nowadays, saying things against one behind one's back that are absolutely and entirely true." "Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught." "One can always be kind to people about whom one cares nothing." "There is luxury in self-reproach. When we blame ourselves, we feel no one else has a right to blame us." "A kiss may ruin a human life." Top 5 quotes from America "There is hardly a political question in the United States which does not sooner or later turn into a judicial one." "In America the majority raises formidable barriers around the liberty of opinion; within these barriers an author may write what he pleases, but woe to him if he goes beyond them." "If destruction be our lot, we must ourselves be its author and finisher. As a nation of freemen, we must live through all time, or die by suicide." "On account of being a democracy and run by the people, we are the only nation in the world that has to keep a government four years, no matter what it does." "The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first, the love of soft living and the get rich quick theory of life."