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quotation: Oscar Wilde – If you are not too long, I will wait here for you all my life. Oscar Wilde

If you are not too long, I will wait here for you all my life.

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QUOTATION: Oscar Wilde

Children have a natural antipathy to books–handicraft should be the basis of education. Boys and girls should be taught to use their hands to make something, and they would be less apt to destroy and be mischievous.

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Quotation: Oscar Wilde

Only dull people are brilliant at breakfast.

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Today’s Birthday: OSCAR WILDE (1854)

Oscar Wilde (1854)

Wilde was an Irish poet, novelist, and playwright who mocked social conventions and scandalized English society with his unorthodox ideas and conduct. He is best known for his sophisticated, witty plays, among them Lady Windermere’s Fan and The Importance of Being Earnest, as well as his novel The Picture of Dorian Gray, about a handsome young man who purchases eternal youth at the expense of his soul. Why did Wilde spend his final years living abroad under an assumed name?More… Discuss