Oscar Wilde Quotes
Brief author info: Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) Famous Irish poet, playwright and novelist.
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There are times when sorrow seems the only truth.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
Much happiness is overlooked because it doesn't cost anything.
Life is too important to be taken seriously.
Nothing can cure the soul but the senses, just as nothing can cure the senses but the soul.
The very essence of romance is uncertainty.
All great ideas are dangerous.
A man who marries his mistress leaves a vacancy in that position.
I think God, in creating man, somewhat overestimated his ability.
Nothing spoils a romance so much as a sense of humor in the woman.
A woman we love rarely satisfies all our needs, and we deceive her with a woman whom we do not love.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
If you start by promising what you don't even have yet, you'll lose your desire to work towards getting it.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
- Mae West
Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results.