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How marriage ruins a man! It is as demoralizing as cigarettes, and far more expensive.

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One should always be in love. That is the reason one should never marry.

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Writing bores me so.

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She behaves as if she was beautiful. Most American women do. It is the secret of their charm.

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Now produce your explanation and pray make it improbable.

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Yes, very sensible ... People die of common sense, Dorian, one lost moment at a time. Life is a moment. There is no hereafter. So make it burn always with the hardest flame.

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Most people live for love and admiration. But it is by love and admiration that we should live.

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A really well-made buttonhole is the only link between Art and Nature.

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For myself, the only immortality I desire is to invent a new sauce.

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You don't seem to realise, that in married life three is company and two is none.

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He loves first editions, especially of women: little girls are his passion.

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Who had a large wardrobe of Humour's cast-off clothes

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Some red star had come too close to the earth.

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Psychology is in its infancy, as a science. I hope, in the interests of Art, it will always remain so.

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Journalism justifies its own existence by the great Darwinian principle of the survival of the vulgarist.

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Prayer must never be answered: if it is, it ceases to be prayer and becomes correspondence.

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Every prison that men build Is built with bricks of shame, And bound with bars lest Christ should see How men their brothers maim.

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It is difficult not to be unjust to what one loves.

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