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Oscar Wilde Quotes
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Action is limited and relative. Unlimited and absolute is the vision of him who sits at ease and watches, who walks in loneliness and dreams.
With an evening coat and a white tie, anybody, even a stockbroker, can gain a reputation for being civilized.
Dullness is the coming of age of seriousness.
Duty is what one expects from others, it is not what one does one's self.
Children have a natural antipathy to books- handicraft should be the basis of education. Boys and girls should be taught to use their hands to make something, and they would be less apt to destroy and be mischievous.
If you meet at dinner a man who has spent his life in educating himself... you rise from table richer, and conscious that a high ideal has for a moment touched and sanctifed your days. But oh! to sit next a man who spent his life in trying to educate others! What a dreadful experience that is! How appalling is that ignorance which is the inevitable result of the fatal habit of imparting opinions!
Everybody who is incapable of learning has taken to teaching-that is really what our enthusiasm for education has come to.
Genius lasts longer than Beauty. That accounts for the fact that we all take such pains to overeducate ourselves.
The secret of life is never to have an emotion that is unbecoming.
We live in the age of the overworked and the undereducated.
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Just going to church doesn't make you a Christian any more than standing in your garage makes you a car.
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Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
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Everyone is a moon and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.
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You have to live your life according to what comforts you, not what the rest of your family thinks you ought to be doing.
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Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
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