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Some cause happiness wherever they go;
by Oscar Wilde

Some cause happiness wherever they go;
others whenever they go.
- Oscar Wilde

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Man is least himself when he talks in his own person.
Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
- Oscar Wilde PHOTO

Life is too important to be taken seriously.
- Oscar Wilde PHOTO

The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
- Oscar Wilde PHOTO


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Thank you for joining me on this journey we call life,
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


Who, being loved, is poor?
- Oscar Wilde

A man who does not think for himself does not think at all.
- Oscar Wilde

Everything popular is wrong.
- Oscar Wilde

 

An idea that is not dangerous is
unworthy of being called an idea at all.
- Oscar Wilde

A mask tells us more than a face.
- Oscar Wilde

I always like to know everything about my new friends,
and nothing about my old ones.
- Oscar Wilde

Anybody can sympathize with the sufferings of a friend,
but it requires a very fine nature
to sympathize with a friend's success.
- Oscar Wilde

Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship,
and it is far the best ending for one.
- Oscar Wilde

Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future.
- Oscar Wilde

Hatred is blind, as well as love.
- Oscar Wilde

The smallest act of kindness
is worth more than the grandest intention.
- Oscar Wilde

Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
- Oscar Wilde

I choose my friends for their good looks,
my acquaintances for their good characters,
and my enemies for their intellects.
A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies.
- Oscar Wilde

I am not young enough to know everything.
- Oscar Wilde

I am no longer young enough to know everything.
- Oscar Wilde

A true friend stabs you in the front.
- Oscar Wilde

I am so clever that sometimes I don't
understand a single word of what I am saying.
- Oscar Wilde

In all matters of opinion,
our adversaries are insane.
- Oscar Wilde

Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live,
it is asking others to live as one wishes to live.
- Oscar Wilde

The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on.
It is never of any use to oneself.
- Oscar Wilde

Morality is simply the attitude we adopt
towards people whom we personally dislike.
- Oscar Wilde

A man can't be too careful in the choice of enemies.
- Oscar Wilde

Life is far too important a thing
ever to talk seriously about.
- Oscar Wilde

The value of an idea has nothing whatsoever
to do with the sincerity of the man who expresses it.
- Oscar Wilde

If a friend of mine gave a feast, and did not invite me to it,
I should not mind a bit.
but if a friend of mine had a sorrow
and refused to allow me to share it,
I should feel it most bitterly.
If he shut the doors of the house of mourning against me,
I would move back again and again and beg to be admitted
so that I might share in what I was entitled to share.
If he thought me unworthy, unfit to weep with him,
I should feel it as the most poignant humiliation.
- Oscar Wilde

One should always be in love.
That is the reason one should never marry.
- Oscar Wilde

Life is never fair, and perhaps it is a good thing
for most of us that it is not.
- Oscar Wilde

He has no enemies, but is intensely disliked by his friends.
- Oscar Wilde

Men always want to be a woman's first love -
women like to be a man's last romance.
- Oscar Wilde

Work is the curse of the drinking classes.
- Oscar Wilde

By giving us the opinions of the uneducated,
journalism keeps us in touch
with the ignorance of the community.
- Oscar Wilde

One should never trust a woman who tells her real age.
If she tells that, she'll tell anything.
- Oscar Wilde

Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people
by the people for the people.
- Oscar Wilde

We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
- Oscar Wilde

Familiarity breeds consent.
- Oscar Wilde

The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.
- Oscar Wilde

Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative.
- Oscar Wilde

A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything
and the value of nothing.
- Oscar Wilde

I can resist everything except temptation.
- Oscar Wilde

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

Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious.
- Oscar Wilde

The best way to appreciate your job
is to imagine yourself without one.
- Oscar Wilde

I always pass on good advice.
It is the only thing to do with it.
It is never of any use to oneself.
- Oscar Wilde

An excellent man;
he has no enemies;
and none of his friends like him.
- Oscar Wilde

Bigamy is having one wife too many. Monogamy is the same.
- Oscar Wilde

Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked,
in which you can walk with love and reverence.
- Henry David Thoreau

I never accepted the idea
that I had to be guided by
some pattern or blueprint.
- Little Richard

Do you feel stuck?
Whether in a project, a job, a relationship,
or some other situation,
there is a time for perseverance,
and a time for letting go and moving on.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We're constantly striving for success, fame and comfort
when all we really need to be happy
is someone or some thing to be enthusiastic about.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Some people care too much. I think it's called love.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Our grandchildren's grandchildren will shake their heads in shame
at some of the beliefs that we hold most dear today -
the question is, which ones?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Some people dream of success
while others wake up and work hard at it.
- Anonymous

Some people come into our lives and quickly go.
Some people stay for awhile,
and move our souls to dance.
They awaken us to a new understanding,
leave footprints on our hearts,
and we are never, ever the same.
- Flavia Weedn

There are some things you learn best in calm,
and some in storm.
- Willa Cather

All this worldly wisdom was once
the unamiable heresy of some wise man.
- Henry David Thoreau

You need to make a commitment,
and once you make it,
then life will give you some answers.
- Les Brown

Put some distance between yourself
and whatever is concerning you.
Distance in space or time
always creates a new perspective.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No love, no friendship can cross the path of our destiny
without leaving some mark on it forever.
- Francois Muriac

It is nearly a certainty that some
of your expectations will not be met today -
choose Joy anyway.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is a good ear, in some men,
that draws supplies to virtue
out of very indifferent nutriment.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Be a yardstick of quality.
Some people aren't used to an environment
where excellence is expected.
- Steve Jobs

It is only in adventure that some people
succeed in knowing themselves -
in finding themselves.
- Andre Gide

Age does not protect you from love.
But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
- Anais Nin

Some things will never seem adequate
no matter how hard we try.
- from the movie White Man's Burden

Every man I meet is in some way my superior.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We travel, some of us forever, to seek
other states, other lives, other souls.
- Anais Nin

Spend some time alone every day.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama


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