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Oscar Wilde Quotes

Oscar Wilde
I love talking about nothing. It is the only thing I know anything about.
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#Funny #Quote of the Day #Self

Oscar Wilde
I like to do all the talking myself. It saves time, and prevents arguments.
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#Talkativeness

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I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
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#Irish Dramatist #Funny #Short FunnyQuote of the Day #Motivational

Oscar Wilde
The world is a stage, but the play is badly cast.
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#Irish Dramatist #Humanity

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Its failings notwithstanding, there is much to be said in favor of journalism in that by giving us the opinion of the uneducated, it keeps us in touch with the ignorance of the community.
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#Community

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I knew that I had come face to face with some one whose mere personality was so fascinating that, if I allowed it to do so, it would absorb my whole nature, my whole soul, my very art itself.
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#Art

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The only beautiful things are the things that do not concern us.
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#Beauty

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There is luxury in self reproach. When we blame ourselves, we feel no one else has a right to blame us.
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#Blame

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Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future.
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#Irish Dramatist #Future

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It is only the modern that ever becomes old fashioned.
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#Fashion

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A man who is master of himself can end a sorrow as easily as he can invent a pleasure. I don't want to be at the mercy of my emotions. I want to use them, to enjoy them, and to dominate them.
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#Control

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As for begging, it is safer to beg than to take, but it is finer to take than to beg.
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#Beggars

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This suspense is terrible. I hope it will last.
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#Irish Dramatist #Adventure

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How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she were a perfectly normal human being.
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#Funny #Irish Dramatist

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A man who does not think for himself does not think at all.
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#Irish Dramatist

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Really, if the lower orders don't set us a good example, what on earth is the use of them? They seem, as a class, to have absolutely no sense of moral responsibility.
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#Class

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Few parents nowadays pay any regard to what their children say to them. The old fashioned respect for the young is fast dying out.
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#Child-raising

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Sympathy with joy intensifies the sum of sympathy in the world, sympathy with pain does not really diminish the amount of pain.
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#Sympathy #Joy

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Of course I have played outdoor games. I once played dominoes in an open air cafe in Paris.
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#Funny #Quote of the Day