Oscar Wilde

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Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.

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I can resist everything except temptation.

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Memory is the diary that we all carry about with us.

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True friends stab you in the front.

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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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The truth is rarely pure and never simple.

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Women are made to be loved, not understood.

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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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No better way is there to learn to love Nature than to understand Art. It dignifies every flower of the field. And, the boy who sees the thing of beauty which a bird on the wing becomes when transferred to wood or canvas will probably not throw the customary stone.

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Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is far the best ending for one.

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If you are not too long, I will wait here for you all my life.

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Oscar Wilde – quotes and aphorisms

To expect the unexpected shows a thoroughly modern intellect.

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Success is a science; if you have the conditions, you get the result.

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Men always want to be a woman's first love — women like to be a man's last romance.

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The strength of women comes from the fact that psychology cannot explain us. Men can be analysed, women merely adored.

"An Ideal Husband"

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We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.

"Lady Windermere's Fan"

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Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.

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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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