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Oscar Wilde Quotes
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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.
The great events of one's life often leave one unmoved: they pass out of consciousness, and, when one thinks of them, become unreal. Even the scarlet flowers of passion seem to grow in the same meadow as the poppies of oblivion. But the little things, the things of no moment, remain with us.
Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes.
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Do not grow old, no matter how long you live. Never cease to stand like curious children before the Great Mystery into which we are born.
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