Quotes by Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest, 1895, Act I

The truth is rarely pure and never simple.

Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest, 1895, Act I

To lose one parent, Mr Worthing, may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose both looks like carelessness.

Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest, 1895, Act I

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Van Gogh became a painter because he had no ear for music.

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Not that you lied to me, but that I no longer believe you, has shaken me.

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The universal and lasting establishment of peace constitutes not merely a part, but the whole final purpose and end of the science of right as viewed within the limits of reason.

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Adopting the right attitude can convert a negative stress into a positive one.

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Words lead to deeds.... They prepare the soul, make it ready, and move it to tenderness.

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I gotta be me.

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