Quotes by Oscar Wilde

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Alas, I am dying beyond my means.
I have nothing to declare but my genius.
Work is the curse of the drinking classes.
The world is a stage, but the play is badly cast.
To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.
I never put off till tomorrow what I can do the day after.
The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it.
I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best.
Some cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go.
A man can be happy with any woman as long as he does not love her.
I think that God in creating Man somewhat overestimated his ability.
One should always be in love; that is the reason one should never marry.
Hard work is simply the refuge of people who have nothing whatever to do.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
A man who desires to get married should know either everything or nothing.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.
I sometimes think that God in creating man somewhat overestimated his ability.
Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months.
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