• Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
    ~ Oscar Wilde
  • A man who is master of himself can end a sorrow as easily as he can invent a pleasure. I don't want to be at the mercy of my emotions. I want to use them, to enjoy them, and to dominate them.
    A man who is master of himself can end a sorrow as easily as he can invent a pleasure. I don't want to be at the mercy of my emotions. I want to use them, to enjoy them, and to dominate them.
    ~ Oscar Wilde
  • As long as a woman can look ten years younger than her own daughter, she is perfectly satisfied.
    ~ Oscar Wilde
  • Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
    Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
    ~ Oscar Wilde
  • After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one's own relations.
    ~ Oscar Wilde
  • Actions are the first tragedy in life, words are the second. Words are perhaps the worst. Words are merciless. . .`
    ~ Oscar Wilde
  • Experience is the name we give to our mistakes.
    Experience is the name we give to our mistakes.
    ~ Oscar Wilde
  • Men always want to be a woman's first love. Women have a more subtle instinct: What they like is to be a man's last romance.
    ~ Oscar Wilde
  • Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much.
    ~ Oscar Wilde
  • To lose one parent may be regarded as a misfortune... to lose both seems like carelessness.
    ~ Oscar Wilde
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