love & literature

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Posts tagged "wilde"

"women are a fascinatingly willful sex. every woman is a rebel, and usually in wild revolt against herself." - a woman of no importance, oscar wilde

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"women are a fascinatingly wilful sex. every woman is a rebel, and usually in wild revolt against herself." - a woman of no importance, oscar wilde

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"who, being loved, is poor?" - a woman of no importance, oscar wilde

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"women are meant to be loved, not to be understood." - the sphinx without a secret, oscar wilde

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"i am tired of myself tonight. i should like to be somebody else." - the picture of dorian gray, oscar wilde

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"she was usually in love with somebody, and, as her passion was never returned, she had kept all her illusions." - the picture of dorian gray, oscar wilde

"she was usually in love with somebody, and, as her passion was never returned, she had kept all her illusions." - the picture of dorian gray, oscar wilde

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"when i am in trouble, eating is the only thing that consoles me. indeed, when i am in really great trouble, as anyone who knows me intimately will tell you, i refuse everything except food and drink." - the importance of being earnest, oscar wilde

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"when one has weighed the sun in the balance, and measured the steps of the moon, and mapped out the seven heavens, there still remains oneself. who can calculate the orbit of his own soul?” - de profundis, oscar wilde

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"but a chance tone of colour in a room or a morning sky, a particular perfume that you had once loved and that brings subtle memories with it, a line from a forgotten poem that you had come across again, a cadence from a piece of music that you had ceased to play— i tell you, that it is on things like these that our lives depend." - the picture of dorian gray, oscar wilde

"life has been your art. you have set yourself to music. your days are your sonnets." - the picture of dorian gray, oscar wilde

"i keep a diary in order to enter the wonderful secrets of my life. if i didn’t write them down, i should probably forget all about them." - the importance of being earnest, oscar wilde

"i keep a diary in order to enter the wonderful secrets of my life. if i didn’t write them down, i should probably forget all about them." - the importance of being earnest, oscar wilde