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Oscar Wilde

1854-1900. Irish poet and dramatist.

Books by Oscar Wilde

A man can be happy with any woman, as long as he does not love her.

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Mere color, unspoiled by meaning, and unallied with definite form, can speak to the soul in a thousand different ways.

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I can resist everything except temptation.

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How clever you are, my dear! You never mean a single word you say.

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

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The past is of no importance. The present is of no importance. It is with the future that we have to deal. For the past is what man should not have been. The present is what man ought not to be. The future is what artists are.

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

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One should never trust a woman who tells her real age. If she tells that, she'll tell anything.

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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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