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Be yourself; everyone else is already taken Oscar Wilde

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Always forgive your enemies -- nothing annoys them so much. Oscar Wilde

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Experience is the name we give to our mistakes. Oscar Wilde

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Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go. Oscar Wilde

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Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth. Oscar Wilde

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Ordinary riches can be stolen, real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely precious things that cannot be taken from you. Oscar Wilde

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

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One should always play fair when one has the winning cards. Oscar Wilde

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I sometimes think that God in creating man somewhat overestimated his ability. Oscar Wilde

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What is a cynic? A man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing. Oscar Wilde

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We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. Oscar Wilde

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It is perfectly monstrous the way people go about nowadays saying things against one, behind one's back, that are absolutely and entirely true. Oscar Wilde

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If you are not too long, I will wait here for you all my life. Oscar Wilde

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Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead. Oscar Wilde

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Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people by the people for the people. Oscar Wilde

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There is only one thing in the world worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about. Oscar Wilde

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Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught. Oscar Wilde

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Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter. Oscar Wilde

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The suspense is terrible, I hope it will last. Oscar Wilde

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None of us can stand other people having the same faults as ourselves. Oscar Wilde

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

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Children begin by loving their parents. After a time they judge them. Rarely, if ever, do they forgive them. Oscar Wilde

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We live in an age when unnecessary things are our only necessities. Oscar Wilde

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A true gentleman is one who is never unintentionally rude. Oscar Wilde

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Skepticism is the beginning of Faith. Oscar Wilde

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When I was young I used to think that money was the most important thing in life; now that I am old, I know it is. Oscar Wilde

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Memory is the diary that we all carry about with us. Oscar Wilde

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Anybody can make history. Only a great man can write it. Oscar Wilde

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One should not be too severe on English novels; they are the only relaxation of the intellectually unemployed. Oscar Wilde

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How else but through a broken heart may Lord Christ enter in? Oscar Wilde

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The man who says he has exhausted life generally means that life has exhausted him. Oscar Wilde

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In old days men had the rack. Now they have the Press. Oscar Wilde

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I'm sure I don't know half the people who come to my house. Indeed, from all I hear, I shouldn't like to. Oscar Wilde

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Alas, I am dying beyond my means. Oscar Wilde

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Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is far the best ending for one. Oscar Wilde

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Only dull people are brilliant at breakfast. Oscar Wilde

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Seriousness is the only refuge of the shallow. Oscar Wilde

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I have nothing to declare except my genius. Oscar Wilde

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There are only two kinds of people who are really fascinating: people who know absolutely everything, and people who know absolutely nothing. Oscar Wilde

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Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess. Oscar Wilde

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My experience is that as soon as people are old enough to know better, they don't know anything at all. Oscar Wilde

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A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world. Oscar Wilde

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One should always be in love. That is the reason one should never marry. Oscar Wilde

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Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation. Oscar Wilde

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People sometimes inquire what form of government is most suitable for an artist to live under. To this question there is only one answer. The form of government that is most suitable to the artist is no government at all. Oscar Wilde

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I dislike arguments of any kind. They are always vulgar, and often convincing. Oscar Wilde

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To lose one parent may be regarded as a misfortune... to lose both seems like carelessness. Oscar Wilde

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Disobedience, in the eyes of any one who has read history, is man's original virtue. It is through disobedience that progress has been made, through disobedience and through rebellion. Oscar Wilde

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The good ended happily, and the bad unhappily. That is what Fiction means. Oscar Wilde