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Oscar Wilde
(1856-1900) born on
Oct 16
Anglo-Irish playwright, novelist. He was noted for his flamboyant witty, sophisticated plays, e.g., "The Importance of Being Ernest," 1895.
The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.

The English public, as a mass, takes no interest in a work of art until it is told that the work in question is immoral.
The basis of action is lack of imagination. It is the last resource of those who know not how to dream.
There is always something infinitely mean about other people's tragedies.
A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Pearls of Wisdom," ed. J. Agel and W. Glanze, 1987.
R: Ernest, in "The Critic as Artist," pt. 1 (published in "Intentions," 1891).
A: x
N: Lord Henry, in "The Picture of Dorian Gray," ch. 4, 1891.
K: Lord Henry, in "The Picture of Dorian Gray," ch. 1, 1891.

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