Oscar Wilde Quotes
Brief author info: Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) Famous Irish poet, playwright and novelist.
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To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
There are times when sorrow seems the only truth.
Much happiness is overlooked because it doesn't cost anything.
Life is too important to be taken seriously.
The very essence of romance is uncertainty.
A man who marries his mistress leaves a vacancy in that position.
Nothing can cure the soul but the senses, just as nothing can cure the senses but the soul.
All great ideas are dangerous.
When one is in love one begins by deceiving one's self. And one ends by deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.
Behind joy and laughter there may be a temperament, coarse, hard, and callous. But behind sorrow there is always sorrow. Pain, unlike pleasure, wears no mask.
The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.
Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
Sometimes things fall apart so that better things can fall together.
Those see nothing but faults that seek for nothing else.
The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.