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A man who does not think for himself does not think at all.

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Deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.

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I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train.

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When I like people immensely I never tell their names to anyone. It is like surrendering a part of them. I have grown to love secrecy.

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I have nothing to declare except my genius.

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The truth is rarely pure and never simple.

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One should never trust a woman who tells one her real age. A woman who would tell one that would tell one anything.

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I always pass on good advice. It is the only thing to do with it. It is never of any use to oneself.

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 inspirational quotes - Image for quote : It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.

It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.

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With age comes wisdom, but sometimes age comes alone.

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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.

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What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise

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The world is a stage and the play is badly cast.

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Never love anyone who treats you like you're ordinary.

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I like men who have a future and women who have a past.

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A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.

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Life is one fool thing after another whereas love is two fool things after each other.

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There are only two kinds of people who are really fascinating: people who know absolutely everything, and people who know absolutely nothing.

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 inspirational quotes - Image for quote : Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.

Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.

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Oh! it is absurd to have a hard-and-fast rule about what one should read and what one shouldn't. More than half of modern culture depends on what one shouldn't read.

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 inspirational quotes - Image for quote : If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.

If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.

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One should always be in love. That's the reason one should never marry.

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Appearance blinds, whereas words reveal.

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I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best.

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Young people, nowadays, imagine that money is everything.Yes, murmured Lord Henry, settling his button-hole in his coat; and when they grow older they know it.

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Humanity takes itself too seriously. It is the world's original sin. If the cave-man had known how to laugh, History would have been different.

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The very essence of romance is uncertainty.

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It is perfectly monstrous,' he said, at last, 'the way people go about nowadays saying things against one behind one's back that are absolutely and entirely true.

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Ultimately the bond of all companionship, whether in marriage or in friendship, is conversation, and conversation must have a common basis, and between two people of widely different culture the only common basis possible is the lowest level.

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 inspirational quotes - Image for quote : When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving one's self, and one always ends by deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.

When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving one's self, and one always ends by deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.

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