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Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)
Irish dramatist, novelist, & poet [more author details]
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A man can be happy with any woman as long as he does not love her.
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A man is very apt to complain of the ingratitude of those who have risen far above him.
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Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
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America had often been discovered before Columbus, but it had always been hushed up.
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America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between.
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Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
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Arguments are to be avoided; they are always vulgar and often convincing.
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At twilight, nature is not without loveliness, though perhaps its chief use is to illustrate quotations from the poets.
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Biography lends to death a new terror.
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Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative.
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Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter.
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Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months.
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Genius is born--not paid.
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I always like to know everything about my new friends, and nothing about my old ones.
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I am not young enough to know everything.
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I think that God in creating Man somewhat overestimated his ability.
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I was working on the proof of one of my poems all the morning, and took out a comma. In the afternoon I put it back again.
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If you want to tell people the truth, make them laugh, otherwise they'll kill you.
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Illusion is the first of all pleasures.
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It is a very sad thing that nowadays there is so little useless information.
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