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Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship.
Oscar Wilde
There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well written, or badly written.
Oscar Wilde
I sometimes think that God in creating man somewhat overestimated his ability.
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What we have to do, what at any rate it is our duty to do, is to revive the old art of Lying.
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There is something terribly morbid in the modern sympathy with pain. One should sympathise with the colour, the beauty, the joy of life. The less said about life's sores the better.
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It is better to be beautiful than to be good. But... it is better to be good than to be ugly.
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To lose one parent may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose both looks like carelessness.
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Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative.
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Our ambition should be to rule ourselves, the true kingdom for each one of us; and true progress is to know more, and be more, and to do more.
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Illusion is the first of all pleasures.
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Children begin by loving their parents; after a time they judge them; rarely, if ever, do they forgive them.
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All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That's his.
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Memory... is the diary that we all carry about with us.
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An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all.
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If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
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I can stand brute force, but brute reason is quite unbearable. There is something unfair about its use. It is hitting below the intellect.
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One's real life is so often the life that one does not lead.
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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.
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The world is a stage, but the play is badly cast.
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I choose my friends for their good looks, my acquaintances for their good characters, and my enemies for their intellects. A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies.
Oscar Wilde
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