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Oscar Wilde

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"No woman should ever be quite accurate about her age. It looks so calculating." Age 4.4 avg (10 votes)
"Punctuality is the thief of time." Time 4.4 avg (13 votes)
"Music makes one feel so romantic - at least it always gets on one's nerves - which is the same thing nowadays." Love, Music 4.4 avg (8 votes)
"It is better to be beautiful than to be good. But it is better to be good than to be ugly." Beauty 4.4 avg (16 votes)
"Alas, I am dying beyond my means." Life & Death 4.3 avg (9 votes)
"Self-denial is the shining sore on the leprous body of Christianity." Christianity 4.3 avg (11 votes)
"One should never trust a woman who tells her real age. If she tells that, she'll tell anything." 4.2 avg (28 votes)
"Duty is what one expects from others." Morality 4.2 avg (6 votes)
"The mind of the thoroughly well-informed man is a dreadful thing. It is like a bric--brac shop, all monsters and dust, with everything priced above its proper value." Education 4.2 avg (6 votes)
"The public is wonderfully tolerant. It forgives everything except genius." Genius 4.2 avg (13 votes)
"My experience is that as soon as people are old enough to know better, they don't know anything at all." Age 4.1 avg (18 votes)
"I sometimes think that God in creating man somewhat overestimated his ability." God 4.1 avg (21 votes)
"Women love us for our defects. If we have enough of them, they will forgive us everything, even our gigantic intellects." 4.1 avg (19 votes)
"Men marry because they are tired; women because they are curious. Both are disappointed." Marriage 4.0 avg (10 votes)
"Wickedness is a myth invented by good people to account for the curious attraction of others." Morality 3.9 avg (13 votes)
"Skepticism is the beginning of faith." Faith 3.8 avg (13 votes)
"Men can be analyzed, women merely adored." 3.7 avg (37 votes)
"Those whom the gods love grow young." Age 3.6 avg (10 votes)
"When a woman marries again it is because she detested her first husband. When a man marries again it is because he adored his first wife. Women try their luck; men risk theirs." Marriage 3.6 avg (22 votes)
"Anybody can make history; only a great man can write it." Writing 3.0 avg (7 votes)

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