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    Theodore Parker
    “The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice.”
    Theodore Parker

  • #2
    Thornton Wilder
    “Money is like manure; it's not worth a thing unless it's spread around encouraging young things to grow.”
    Thornton Wilder, The Matchmaker

  • #3
    William Shakespeare
    “Now cracks a noble heart. Good-night, sweet prince;
    And flights of angels sing thee to thy rest. ”
    William Shakespeare, Hamlet

  • #4
    John Milton
    “The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven..”
    John Milton, Paradise Lost

  • #5
    Oscar Wilde
    “I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train.”
    Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest

  • #6
    Oscar Wilde
    “Only dull people are brilliant at breakfast.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #7
    Oscar Wilde
    “Art is the only serious thing in the world. And the artist is the only person who is never serious.”
    Oscar Wilde
    tags: art

  • #8
    Oscar Wilde
    “How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she were a perfectly normal human being”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #9
    Oscar Wilde
    “America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #10
    Oscar Wilde
    “There is no sin except stupidity.”
    Oscar Wilde, The Critic as Artist

  • #11
    Oscar Wilde
    “Everything in moderation, including moderation.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #12
    Oscar Wilde
    “Indeed I have always been of the opinion that hard work is simply the refuge of people who have nothing to do.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #13
    Oscar Wilde
    “An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #14
    Oscar Wilde
    “What of Art?
    -It is a malady.
    --Love?
    -An Illusion.
    --Religion?
    -The fashionable substitute for Belief.
    --You are a sceptic.
    -Never! Scepticism is the beginning of Faith.
    --What are you?
    -To define is to limit.”
    Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

  • #15
    Oscar Wilde
    “Hear no evil, speak no evil, and you won't be invited to cocktail parties.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #16
    Oscar Wilde
    “I never put off till tomorrow what I can possibly do - the day after.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #17
    Oscar Wilde
    “The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #18
    Oscar Wilde
    “Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #19
    Oscar Wilde
    “To regret one’s own experiences is to arrest one’s own development. To deny one’s own experiences is to put a lie into the lips of one’s own life. It is no less than a denial of the soul.”
    Oscar Wilde, De Profundis

  • #20
    Oscar Wilde
    “No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #21
    Oscar Wilde
    “After playing Chopin, I feel as if I had been weeping over sins that I had never committed, and mourning over tragedies that were not my own. Music always seems to me to produce that effect. It creates for one a past of which one has been ignorant, and fills one with a sense of sorrows that have been hidden from one’s tears.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #22
    Oscar Wilde
    “Where there is no love there is no understanding.”
    Oscar Wilde
    tags: love

  • #23
    Oscar Wilde
    “Any place you love is the world to you.”
    Oscar Wilde, The Happy Prince

  • #24
    Oscar Wilde
    “A man who is master of himself can end a sorrow as easily as he can invent a pleasure.”
    Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

  • #25
    Oscar Wilde
    “When bankers get together for dinner, they discuss Art. When artists get together for dinner, they discuss Money”
    Oscar Wilde
    tags: art

  • #26
    Oscar Wilde
    “The best way to make children good is to make them happy.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #27
    Oscar Wilde
    “A man who takes himself too seriously will find that no one else takes him seriously.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #28
    Oscar Wilde
    “Every woman becomes their mother. That's their tragedy. And no man becomes his. That's his tragedy.”
    Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest

  • #29
    Oscar Wilde
    “It is the confession, not the priest, that gives us absolution.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #30
    Oscar Wilde
    “The final mystery is oneself. When one has weighed the sun in the balance, and measured the steps of the moon, and mapped out the seven heavens star by star, there still remains oneself. Who can calculate the orbit of his own soul?”
    Oscar Wilde, De Profundis



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