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The Importance of Being Earnest Quotes by Oscar Wilde

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Oscar Wilde is remembered for his novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray as well was other works. He was born on October 16, 1854 in Dublin.  He died on November 30, 1900 in Paris.

9 The Importance of Being Earnest Quotes Found!

"In matters of grave importance, style, not sincerity is the vital thing." ~ The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde "Indeed, when I am in really great trouble, as any one who knows me intimately will tell you, I refuse everything except food and drink." ~ The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde "Memory, my dear Cecily, is the diary that we all carry about with us." ~ The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde "The truth is rarely pure and never simple. Modern life would be very tedious if it were either, and modern literature a complete impossibility!" ~ The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde "London society is full of women of the very highest birth who have, of their own free choice, remained thirty-five for years." ~ The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde "It is very painful for me to be forced to speak the truth. It is the first time in my life that I have ever been reduced to such a painful position, and I am really quite inexperienced in doing anything of the kind." ~ The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde "I do not approve of anything that tampers with natural ignorance. Ignorance is like a delicate exotic fruit; touch it and the bloom is gone. The whole theory of modern education is radically unsound. Fortunately in England, at any rate, education produces no effect whatsoever. If it did, it would prove a serious danger to the upper classes, and probably lead to acts of violence in Grosvenor Square." ~ The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde "To lose one parent, Mr. Worthing, may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose both looks like carelessness." ~ The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde "The good ended happily, and the bad unhappily. That is what Fiction means." ~ The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde


 

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