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Oscar Wilde's Wit and Wisdom
Oscar Wilde's Wit and Wisdom: A Book of Quotations | Oscar Wilde
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Epigrams, aphorisms, and other bon mots gathered from the celebrated wit's plays, essays, and conversation offer an entertaining selection of observations both comic and profound. Organized by category, the nearly 400 quotes range in subject from human nature, morals, and society to art, politics, history, and more.
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monalyisha
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Some much-needed pith from the inimitable Oscar Wilde.

Good luck today. 😅

Aims42 🤣🤣 This is the perfect quote for today! Thanks for sharing it. Happy Thanksgiving!! 1y
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GatheringBooks
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Kimberlone
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Switched my calendar to December. Need to find a new bookish calendar soon!

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erzascarletbookgasm
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“With freedom, books, flowers, and the moon, who could not be happy?”

I actually bought this tote as a gift in one of the Litsy book swaps. 🙂

#quotsyfeb18 #happy

rockpools That's lovely! 5y
Cathythoughts 💕💕💕 5y
LeeRHarry You did indeed 😊 it's fab! 5y
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Buddys_Momma That is beautiful!! 5y
Kshakal That is so pretty! 5y
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schmia
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Snapped in Carpe Librum, an independent bookstore at 17th and L NW that closed last week because a new building is going up. Hoping it can reopen elsewhere in DC!

CarpeLibrumBookstoreArtGallery Wrong Carpe Librum. We're in Baltimore. 5y
schmia @CarpeLibrumBookstoreArtGallery Ah thanks -- I wasn't sure you were the same one, but figured it was worth a shot. I get up to Baltimore for work now and again and have heard tales of reading benches, but none of good bookstores to check out. So it's good to know y'all are there, too. 5y
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Ilovemyfreckles
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It‘s hanging in my kitchen in case anyone needs a reminder.

LeahBergen Love it! ❤️ 5y
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jenniferw88
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#5fordinner @jdtchicago
1️⃣ Mark Gatiss
2️⃣ Oscar Wilde
3️⃣ Antonia Hodgson
4️⃣ J K Rowling
5️⃣ Jane Austen

Tagging anyone who wants to do this!

La_Cori can I join you for dinner?! Awsome guests 😉 5y
Cathythoughts Oh I'd love to invite JK Rowling too 5y
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Laura317 Mark Gatiss!! Yes!! 5y
patkinson87 Oscar Wilde and Jane Austen in the same room? I can't imagine! Let alone the rest of the party. Talk about a lively dinner! 😁 5y
Brooke_H I met Mark Gatiss once & he could not have been nicer! Good choice! 5y
Wbabdullah @jenniferw88 I have Ireland as one of my #passportlitsy reads. I was thinking of reading Oscar Wilde. Which is the better read in your opinion: The Importance of Being Earnest or The Picture of Dorian Gray? 5y
jenniferw88 @Wbabdullah I haven't read Dorian Gray but The Importance of Being Earnest is a shorter read, so I would suggest Earnest! 🤣 5y
Wbabdullah @jenniferw88 thank you!! 5y
revenge4porgy I‘ve read Dorian Gray. Never liked it. Was much more attracted to The Importance of Being Earnest. 5y
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monalyisha
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Wearing mismatched shades of black & reading my 2nd #litsypenpals letter from @ReadOrDieRachel . I read it 2nite on my way to get dinner with my husband's super-goth cousins, in town from upstate NY. We got vegan. Obviously.?
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The bunny card is perfect & I love the Oscar Wilde magnet. My favorite quote of his? "There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well written or badly written. That is all."??

readordierachel 😂 Awesome. That's a great quote! 5y
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ElizaTodd
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Needed a quote like this today! Wilde always has the best quotes 💕

CrowCAH Part of my motto: love yourself before you love others. 6y
revenge4porgy How sweet a reminder! 5y
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kyraleseberg
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My new punk rock author tote from @outofprint
"It is through disobedience that progress has been made, through disobedience and through rebellion." -Oscar Wilde

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Louise
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Do you think Oscar was yearning for the age of the Internet?! 😁

ephemeralwaltz He's ❤️ 6y
Tigerbook It is true 6y
revenge4porgy Probably! 😎❤️ 5y
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HenryBeemis
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"With freedom, books, flowers, and the moon, who could not be happy?"

revenge4porgy Nobody I know! 😱 5y
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