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The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
“The aim of life is self-development. To realise one's nature perfectly-that is what each of us is here for. People are afraid of themselves, nowadays. They have forgotten the highest of all duties, the duty that one owes to one's self. Of course they are charitable. They feed the hungry, and clothe the beggar. But their own souls starve, and are naked.”
Oscar Wilde
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The Life of Samuel Johnson LL.D. Vol 2 by James Boswell
“Hell is paved with good intentions.”
Samuel Johnson
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The Life of Samuel Johnson LL.D. Vol 2 by James Boswell
“The greatest part of a writer's time is spent in reading, in order to write: a man will turn over half a library to make one book.”
Samuel Johnson
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When the Heart Waits by Sue Monk Kidd
""It's always difficult and risky to try to put soulmaking into words." - Kidd. This is a worthy disclaimer in the preface. Kidd's description of crisis and dispair and spirituality sometimes lean on the heavy, waxing, maudlin side - and if I had n..." Read more of this review »
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Letters to a Young Contrarian by Christopher Hitchens
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Oscar Wilde
“I was working on the proof of one of my poems all the morning, and took out a comma. In the afternoon I put it back again.”
Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde
“The truth is rarely pure and never simple.”
Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest

William Blake
“The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.”
William Blake, The Marriage of Heaven and Hell

Oscar Wilde
“To disagree with three-fourths of the British public is one of the first requisites of sanity.”
Oscar Wilde

Mark Twain
“I must have a prodigious amount of mind; it takes me as much as a week, sometimes, to make it up!”
Mark Twain

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