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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.
         
   
F
The critic has to educate the public; the artist has to educate the critic.

R
The suspense is terrible, I hope it will last.
A
The one person who has more illusions than the dreamer is the man of action.
N
A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal.
K
No man dies for what he knows to be true. Men die for what they want to be true, for what some terror in their hearts tells them is not true.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Letter, 16 Aug 1890, to the editor of the Scots Observer,
R: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
A: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
N: The Picture of Dorian Gray, 1891
K: The Portrait of Mr. W. H., ch. 1 (first published in Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, July 1889).
   


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