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A kiss may ruin a human life.
Kisses and Kissing
Oscar Wilde

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A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal.
Sincerity
Oscar Wilde

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A man can be happy with any woman, as long as he does not love her.
Men and Women
Oscar Wilde

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A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies.
Enemies
Oscar Wilde

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A man who moralizes is usually a hypocrite, and a woman who moralizes is invariably plain.
Moralists
Oscar Wilde

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A man's face is his autobiography. A woman's face is her work of fiction.
Faces
Oscar Wilde

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A person who, because he has corns himself, always treads on other people's toes.
Sensitivity
Oscar Wilde

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A pessimist is one who, when he has the choice of two evils, chooses both.
Pessimism
Oscar Wilde

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A poet can survive anything but a misprint.
Poetry and Poets
Oscar Wilde

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A sentimentalist is simply one who desires to have the luxury of an emotion without paying for it.
Sentiment
Oscar Wilde

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A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.
Truth
Oscar Wilde

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A true gentleman is one who is never unintentionally rude.
Gentlemen
Oscar Wilde

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Action is the last resource of those who know not how to dream.
Action
Oscar Wilde

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Alas, I am dying beyond my means.
Death and Dying
Oscar Wilde

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All art is quite useless.
Arts and Artists
Oscar Wilde

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All charming people, I fancy, are spoiled. It is the secret of their attraction.
Charm
Oscar Wilde

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All trials are trials for one's life, just as all sentences are sentences of death.
Trials
Oscar Wilde

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Always forgive your enemies -- nothing annoys them so much.
Forgiveness
Oscar Wilde

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Ambition is the last refuge of failure.
Ambition
Oscar Wilde

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Ambition is the last refuge of the failure.
Uncategorised
Oscar Wilde

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America had often been discovered before Columbus, but it had always been hushed up.
America
Oscar Wilde

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America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between.
America
Oscar Wilde

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An acquaintance that begins with a compliment is sure to develop into a real friendship.
Friends and Friendship
Oscar Wilde

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An ordinary man away from home giving advice.
Experts
Oscar Wilde

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And now, I am dying beyond my means. [Sipping champagne on his deathbed]
Famous Last Words
Oscar Wilde

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
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