Quotes By Oscar Wilde

“To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.”

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“I think God, in creating man, somewhat overestimated his ability.”

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“We are each our own devil, and we make this world our hell.”

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“Every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future.”

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“Yes: I am a dreamer. For 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.”

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“After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one’s own relations.”

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“Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go.”

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“Those who find ugly meanings in beautiful things are corrupt without being charming. This is a fault. Those who find beautiful meanings in beautiful things are the cultivated. For these there is hope. They are the elect to whom beautiful things mean only Beauty. There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well written, or badly written. That is all.”

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“You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.”

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“The truth is rarely pure and never simple.”

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“Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.”

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“No good deed goes unpunished.”

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“The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.”

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

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“Death must be so beautiful. To lie in the soft brown earth, with the grasses waving above one’s head, and listen to silence. To have no yesterday, and no tomorrow. To forget time, to forgive life, to be at peace.”

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“The only way to get rid of temptation is to yield to it.”

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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.”

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“The very essence of romance is uncertainty.”

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“I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best.”

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“It is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious.”

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