Quotes by Oscar Wilde

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Bigamy is having one husband or wife too many. Monogamy is the same.
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Anybody can be good in the country.
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 country  

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Morality is simply the attitude we adopt towards people whom we personally dislike.
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 prejudice  

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One's real life is often the life that one does not lead.
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 being-yourself  

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No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist.
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She had more than once changed her husband; indeed, Debrett credits her with three marriages; but as she had never changed her lover, the world had long ago ceased to talk scandal about her.
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 divorce  

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Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter.
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History is gossip but scandal is gossip made tedious by morality.
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 politics  gossip  scandal  

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Truth, in matters of religion, is simply the opinion that has survived.
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As long as war is regarded as wicked, it will always have its fascination. When it is looked upon as vulgar, it will cease to be popular.
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