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A creditor is worse than a slave-owner; for the master owns only your person, but a creditor owns your dignity, and can command it.
~ Victor Hugo | ( French poet, dramatist and novelist. ) | 1802-1885 | Debt
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A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.
~ Oscar Wilde | ( Irish poet and dramatist. ) | 1854-1900 | Dreams
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A fox may steal your hens, Sir, a whore your health and pence, Sir, your daughter rob your chest, Sir, your wife may steal your rest, Sir, a thief your goods and plate. But this is all but picking, with rest, pence, chest and chicken; it ever was decreed, Sir, if lawyer's hand is fee d, Sir, he steals your whole estate.
~ John Gay | ( English poet and dramatist. ) | 1685-1732 | Law
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A gloomy guest fits not a wedding feast.
~ Friedrich Schiller | ( German dramatist ) | 1759-1805 | Weddings
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A man can be happy with any woman, as long as he does not love her.
~ Oscar Wilde | ( Irish poet and dramatist. ) | 1854-1900 | Men and Women
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A rich man without charity is a rogue; and perhaps it would be no difficult matter to prove that he is also a fool.
~ Henry Fielding | ( English novelist and dramatist. ) | 1707-1754 | Charity
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A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.
~ Oscar Wilde | ( Irish poet and dramatist. ) | 1854-1900 | Truth
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Absolute catholicity of taste is not without its dangers. It is only an auctioneer who should admire all schools of art.
~ Oscar Wilde | ( Irish poet and dramatist. ) | 1854-1900 | Nature
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Action is the last resource of those who know not how to dream.
~ Oscar Wilde | ( Irish poet and dramatist. ) | 1854-1900 | Action
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Adversity makes men, and prosperity makes monsters.
~ Victor Hugo | ( French poet, dramatist and novelist. ) | 1802-1885 | Adversity
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Alas, I am dying beyond my means.
~ Oscar Wilde | ( Irish poet and dramatist. ) | 1854-1900 | Death
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All art is quite useless.
~ Oscar Wilde | ( Irish poet and dramatist. ) | 1854-1900 | Art
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Ambition is the last refuge of failure.
~ Oscar Wilde | ( Irish poet and dramatist. ) | 1854-1900 | Ambition
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An acquaintance that begins with a compliment is sure to develop into a real friendship.
~ Oscar Wilde | ( Irish poet and dramatist. ) | 1854-1900 | Friendship
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An open foe may prove a curse, but a pretended friend is worse.
~ John Gay | ( English poet and dramatist. ) | 1685-1732 | Friendship
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Appearance rules the world.
~ Friedrich Schiller | ( German dramatist ) | 1759-1805 | Appearance
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Art is not to be taught in Academies. It is what one looks at, not what one listens to, that makes the artist. The real schools should be the streets.
~ Oscar Wilde | ( Irish poet and dramatist. ) | 1854-1900 | Art
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Art, like Nature, has her monsters, things of bestial shape and with hideous voices.
~ Oscar Wilde | ( Irish poet and dramatist. ) | 1854-1900 | Art
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As for the virtuous poor, one can pity them, of course, but one cannot possibly admire them. They have made private terms with the enemy, and sold their birthright for very bad pottage. They must also be extraordinarily stupid.
~ Oscar Wilde | ( Irish poet and dramatist. ) | 1854-1900 | Poverty
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As long as war is regarded as wicked, it will always have it's fascination. When it is looked upon as vulgar, it will cease to be popular.
~ Oscar Wilde | ( Irish poet and dramatist. ) | 1854-1900 | War
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As noble Art has survived noble nature, so too she marches ahead of it, fashioning and awakening by her inspiration. Before Truth sends her triumphant light into the depths of the heart, imagination catches its rays, and the peaks of humanity will be glowing when humid night still lingers in the valleys.
-: [ On the Aesthetic Education of Man (1794) ]
~ Friedrich Schiller | ( German dramatist ) | 1759-1805 | Art
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