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Oscar Wilde
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[Married men] are horribly tedious when they are good husbands, and abominably conceited when they are not. Oscar Wilde
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Perhaps one never seems so much at one's ease as when one has to play a part. Oscar Wilde
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For what is Truth? In matters of religion, it is simply the opinion that has survived. In matters of science, it is the ultimate sensation. In matters of art, it is one's last mood. Oscar Wilde
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Women are a decorative sex. They never have anything to say, but they say it charmingly. Oscar Wilde
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Crying is for plain women. Pretty women go shopping. Oscar Wilde
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Women are meant to be loved, not to be understood. Oscar Wilde
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Life is a nightmare that prevents one from sleeping. Oscar Wilde
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Would you like to know the great drama of my life? It is that I have put my genius into my life...I have put only my talent into my works. Oscar Wilde
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Love is not fashionable anymore; the poets have killed it. Oscar Wilde
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Men always want to be a woman's first love. That is their clumsy vanity. We women have a more subtle instinct about these things. What (women) like is to be a man's last romance. Oscar Wilde
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Salome, Salome, dance for me. I pray thee dance for me. I am sad to-night. Yes, I am passing sad to-night. When I came hither I slipped in blood, which is an evil omen; and I heard, I am sure I heard in the air a beating of wings, a beating of giant wings. I cannot tell what they mean .... I am sad to-night. Therefore dance for me. Dance for me, Salome, I beseech you. If you dance for me you may ask of me what you will, and I will give it you, even unto the half of my kingdom. Oscar Wilde
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There are moments, psychologists tell us, when the passion for sin, or what the world calls sin, so dominates a nature, that every fibre of the body, as every cell of the brain, seems to be instinct with fearful impulses. Men and women at such moments lose the freedom of their will. They move to their terrible end as automatons move. Choice is taken from them, and conscience is either killed, or, if it lives at all, lives but to give rebellion its fascination, and disobedience its charm. Oscar Wilde
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A truth ceases to be true when more than one person believes in it. Oscar Wilde
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Never met such a Gorgon . . . I don't really know what a Gorgon is like, but I am quite sure that Lady Bracknell is one. In any case, she is a monster, without being a myth, which is rather unfair. Oscar Wilde
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Pleasure is the only thing one should live for, nothing ages like happiness. Oscar Wilde
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What is the good of friendship if one cannot say exactly what one means? Oscar Wilde
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The more one analyses people, the more all reasons for analysis disappear. Sooner or later one comes to that dreadful universal thing called human nature. Oscar Wilde
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When bankers get together they talk about art. When artists get together, they talk about money. Oscar Wilde
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I am a born antinomian. I am one of those who are made for exceptions, not for laws. But while I see that there is nothing wrong in what one does, I see that there is something wrong in what one becomes. Oscar Wilde
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If you don't get everything you want, think of the things you don't get that you don't want. Oscar Wilde
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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
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It is so easy to convince others; it is so difficult to convince oneself. Oscar Wilde
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Create yourself. Be yourself your poem. Oscar Wilde
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The most terrible thing about it is not that it breaks one's heart-hearts are made to be broken-but that it turns one's heart to stone. Oscar Wilde
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I tremble with pleasure when I think that on the very day of my leaving prison both the laburnum and the lilac will be blooming in the gardens, and that I shall see the wind stir into restless beauty the swaying gold of the one, and make the other toss the pale purple of its plumes, so that all the air shall be Arabia for me. Oscar Wilde
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She had a passion for secrecy, but she herself was merely a Sphinx without a secret. Oscar Wilde
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The nineteenth century is a turning point in history, simply on account of the work of two men, Darwin and Renan, the one the critic of the Book of Nature, the other the critic of the books of God. Not to recognise this is to miss the meaning of one of the most important eras in the progress of the world. Oscar Wilde
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Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes. 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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I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best. Oscar Wilde
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Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance. Oscar Wilde
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True friends stab you in the front. Oscar Wilde
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To define is to limit. Oscar Wilde
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Art is the only serious thing in the world. And the artist is the only person who is never serious. Oscar Wilde
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Lawyers have been known to wrest from reluctant juries triumphant verdicts of acquittal for their clients, even when those clients, as often happens, were clearly and unmistakably innocent. Oscar Wilde
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Really, this horrid House of Commons quite ruins our husbands for us. I think the Lower House by far the greatest blow to a happy married life that there has been since that terrible thing called the Higher Education of Women was invented. Oscar Wilde
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And, as for what is called improving conversation, that is merely the foolish method by which the still more foolish philanthropist feebly tries to disarm the just rancour of the criminal classes. Oscar Wilde
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Faithfulness is to the emotional life what consistency is to the life of the intellect - simply a confession of failures. Oscar Wilde
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Wickedness is a myth invented by good people to account for the curious attractiveness of others. Oscar Wilde
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Conformity is the last refuge of the unimaginitive Oscar Wilde
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Life cheats us with shadows. We ask it for pleasure. It gives it to us with bitterness and disappointment in its train. Oscar Wilde
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My own business always bores me to death; I prefer other people's. Oscar Wilde
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I hate people who are not serious about meals. It is so shallow of them. Oscar Wilde
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Now art should never try to be popular. The public should try to make itself artistic. Oscar Wilde
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In the old days men had the rack. Now they have the Press. Oscar Wilde
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The English country gentleman galloping after the fox - the unspeakable in full pursuit of the uneatable. Oscar Wilde
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There is nothing in the world like the devotion of a married woman. It is a thing no married man knows anything about. Oscar Wilde
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Who, being loved, is poor? Oscar Wilde
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It is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious. 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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Women love us for our defects. If we have enough of them, they will forgive us everything, even our gigantic intellects. Oscar Wilde
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Most people die of a sort of creeping common sense, and discover when it is too late that the only things one never regrets are one's mistakes. Oscar Wilde
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Conversation about the weather is the last refuge of the unimaginative. Oscar Wilde
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Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months. Oscar Wilde
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To lose one parent may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose both looks like carelessness. Oscar Wilde
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It is a very sad thing that nowadays there is so little useless information. Oscar Wilde
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Arguments are extremely vulgar, for everyone in good society holds exactly the same opinion. Oscar Wilde
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She is a peacock in everything but beauty. Oscar Wilde
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Death and vulgarity are the only two facts in the nineteenth century that one cannot explain away. Oscar Wilde
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All art is quite useless. Oscar Wilde
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Things are in their essence what we choose to make them. A thing is, according to the mode in which one looks at it. Oscar Wilde
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By the artificial separation of soul and body men have invented a Realism that is vulgar and an Idealism that is void. Oscar Wilde
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To stake all one's life on a single moment, to risk everything on one throw, whether the stake be power or pleasure, I care not - there is no weakness in that. Oscar Wilde
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To be premature is to be perfect Oscar Wilde
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To disagree with three-fourths of the British public is one of the first requisites of sanity. Oscar Wilde
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I am sick to death of cleverness. Everybody is clever nowadays. Oscar Wilde
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The best way to make children good is to make them happy. Oscar Wilde
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Nothing looks so like innocence as an indiscretion. Oscar Wilde
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The exquisite art of idleness, one of the most important things that any University can teach. Oscar Wilde
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Do you know that I am afraid that good people do a great deal of harm in this world? Certainly the greatest harm they do is that they make badness of such extraordinary importance. Oscar Wilde
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