Oscar Wilde

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    I hope to­mor­row will be a fine day, Lane.


    It never is, sir.


    Lane, you’re a per­fect pess­im­ist.
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    it is always nice to be expected, and not to arrive
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    Children begin by loving their parents. After a time they judge them. Rarely if ever do they forgive them
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    All thought is immoral. Its very essence is destruction. If you think of anything, you kill it. Nothing survives being thought of
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    Finally, let me say this—the æsthetic movement produced certain curious colours, subtle in their loveliness and fascinating in their almost mystical tone. They were, and are, our reaction against the crude primaries of a doubtless more respectable but certainly less cultivated age. My story is an essay on decorative art. It reacts against the crude brutality of plain realism. It is poisonous if you like, but you cannot deny that it is also perfect, and perfection is what we artists aim at.—I remain, Sir, your obedient servant, OSCAR WILDE
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    Those who find beau­ti­ful mean­ings in beau­ti­ful things are the cul­tiv­ated. For these there is hope. They are the elect to whom beau­ti­ful things mean only beauty.
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    only ex­cuse for mak­ing a use­less thing is that one ad­mires it in­tensely.
    All art is quite use­less.
    Os­car Wilde.
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    this young Adonis, who looks as if he was made out of ivory and rose-leaves.
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    We live in an age that reads too much to be wise, and that thinks too much to be beau­ti­ful.
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    If it were only the other way! If it were I who was to be al­ways young, and the pic­ture that was to grow old! For that—for that—I would give everything! Yes, there is noth­ing in the whole world I would not give! I would give my soul for that!”
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