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  1. rebel city
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    24 Jun '14 11:20
    I can now only remember this one which is amongst several others, written in the Oscar Wilde vessel that brought me from Cherbourg in France to Rosslare in Ireland in Dec 2012:

    I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best. 🙂
  2. Standard memberGrampy Bobby
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    24 Jun '14 11:31
    Originally posted by Tabitha Marshall
    I can now only remember this one which is amongst several others, written in the Oscar Wilde vessel that brought me from Cherbourg in France to Rosslare in Ireland in Dec 2012:

    I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best. 🙂
    "I see when men love women. They give them but a little of their lives. But women when they love give everything." -Oscar Wilde / "Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go." -Oscar Wilde / "True friends stab you in the front." -Oscar Wilde / "Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes." -Oscar Wilde

    "A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world." -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 http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/o/oscar_wilde.html
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    Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
  4. Standard memberGrampy Bobby
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    “A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.” -Oscar Wilde / “If you want to tell people the truth, make them laugh, otherwise they’ll kill you.” -Oscar Wilde / “Anybody can sympathise with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathise with a friend’s success.” -Oscar Wilde / “The very essence of romance is uncertainty.” -Oscar Wilde / “To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.” -Oscar Wilde / "Nowadays people know the price of everything and the value of nothing.” -Oscar Wilde / “You don’t love someone for their looks, or their clothes, or for their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear.” -Oscar Wilde

    http://quotesnsmiles.com/quotes/70-brilliant-oscar-wilde-quotes/
  5. rebel city
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    “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
    - Oscar Wilde
  6. rebel city
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    24 Jun '14 21:28
    Originally posted by Grampy Bobby
    “A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.” -Oscar Wilde / “If you want to tell people the truth, make them laugh, otherwise they’ll kill you.” -Oscar Wilde / “Anybody can sympathise with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathise with a friend’s success.” -Oscar Wilde / “The very ess ...[text shortened]... you can hear.” -Oscar Wilde

    http://quotesnsmiles.com/quotes/70-brilliant-oscar-wilde-quotes/
    I love everything he said in these quotes, except this one here, which I don't agree because when we are true friends, we are always happy with their success, no matter what:
    “Anybody can sympathise with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathise with a friend’s success.” -Oscar Wilde
  7. Standard memberChessPraxis
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    That was Hunter S. Thompson.
  8. In the ****
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    25 Jun '14 14:41
    I can resist everything except temptation.

    Oscar Wilde
  9. rebel city
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    25 Jun '14 21:171 edit
    He was such a rebel:

    “I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.”
    - Oscar Wilde
  10. rebel city
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    25 Jun '14 21:22
    Isn't this true:

    “Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.”
    - Oscar Wilde
  11. Standard memberredbadger
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    25 Jun '14 21:33
    Originally posted by Tabitha Marshall
    Isn't this true:

    “Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.”
    - Oscar Wilde
    only dull people are brilliant at breakfast(I eat drink and drive to work before I wake up)
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    Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
  13. Standard memberGrampy Bobby
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    “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
  14. Standard memberhakima
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    “Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live. And unselfishness is letting other people's lives alone, not interfering with them. Selfishness always aims at creating around it an absolute uniformity of type. Unselfishness recognises infinite variety of type as a delightful thing, accepts it, acquiesces in it, enjoys it. It is not selfish to think for oneself. A man who does not think for himself does not think at all. It is grossly selfish to require of one's neighbour that he should think in the same way, and hold the same opinions. Why should he? If he can think, he will probably think differently. If he cannot think, it is monstrous to require thought of any kind from him. A red rose is not selfish because it wants to be a red rose. It would be horribly selfish if it wanted all the other flowers in the garden to be both red and roses.”


    ― The Soul of Man and Prison Writings
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    "One of us has to go, it's either me or the wallpaper."

    Last Words.
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