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"Experience is the name that everyone gives to their mistakes."  (Oscar Wilde)

"He hadn't a single redeeming vice."  (Oscar Wilde)

"I am not young enough to know everything."  (Oscar Wilde)

"I have nothing to declare except my genius."  (Oscar Wilde, at the New York Customs House)

"I think that God, in creating man, somewhat overestimated his ability."  (Oscar Wilde)

"I want my food dead. Not sick, not dying, dead."  (Oscar Wilde)

"If you pretend to be good, the world takes you very seriously. If you pretend to be bad, it doesn't. Such is the astounding stupidity of optimism."  (Oscar Wilde)

"In married life three is company and two is none."  (Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest)

"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 can not think, it is monstrous to require thought of any kind from him."  (Oscar Wilde)

"Life is too important to be taken seriously."  (Oscar Wilde)

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