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Life is too important to be taken seriously. ...
by Oscar Wilde

Life is too important to be taken seriously.
- Oscar Wilde

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The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
- Oscar Wilde PHOTO

The smallest act of kindness
is worth more than the grandest intention.
- Oscar Wilde

A man who does not think for himself does not think at all.
- Oscar Wilde

 

A mask tells us more than a face.
- Oscar Wilde

Everything popular is wrong.
- Oscar Wilde

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person.
Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
- Oscar Wilde

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An idea that is not dangerous is
unworthy of being called an idea at all.
- Oscar Wilde

Who, being loved, is poor?
- Oscar Wilde

Hatred is blind, as well as love.
- Oscar Wilde

Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future.
- Oscar Wilde

In all matters of opinion,
our adversaries are insane.
- Oscar Wilde

I choose my friends for their good looks,
my acquaintances for their good characters,
and my enemies for their intellects.
A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies.
- Oscar Wilde

I am no longer young enough to know everything.
- Oscar Wilde

A man can't be too careful in the choice of enemies.
- Oscar Wilde

Life is far too important a thing
ever to talk seriously about.
- Oscar Wilde

Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
- Oscar Wilde

I am so clever that sometimes I don't
understand a single word of what I am saying.
- Oscar Wilde

I am not young enough to know everything.
- Oscar Wilde

A true friend stabs you in the front.
- Oscar Wilde

I always like to know everything about my new friends,
and nothing about my old ones.
- Oscar Wilde

Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship,
and it is far the best ending for one.
- Oscar Wilde

Anybody can sympathize with the sufferings of a friend,
but it requires a very fine nature
to sympathize with a friend's success.
- Oscar Wilde

A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament.
- Oscar Wilde

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

All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling.
- Oscar Wilde

Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much.
- Oscar Wilde

A poet can survive everything but a misprint.
- Oscar Wilde

If a friend of mine gave a feast, and did not invite me to it,
I should not mind a bit.
but if a friend of mine had a sorrow
and refused to allow me to share it,
I should feel it most bitterly.
If he shut the doors of the house of mourning against me,
I would move back again and again and beg to be admitted
so that I might share in what I was entitled to share.
If he thought me unworthy, unfit to weep with him,
I should feel it as the most poignant humiliation.
- Oscar Wilde

The value of an idea has nothing whatsoever
to do with the sincerity of the man who expresses it.
- Oscar Wilde

Laugh when you can,
apologize when you should,
and let go of what you can't change.
Life's too short to be anything... but happy.
- Anonymous

Life is an exciting business,
and most exciting when it is lived for others.
- Helen Keller

Life's burdens are lighter when I laugh at myself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is a reflection of intent.
Love reflects love.
Hate reflects hate.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Choose your Habits, Choose your Life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is a song - sing it.
Life is a game - play it.
Life is a challenge - meet it.
Life is a dream - realize it.
Life is a sacrifice - offer it.
Life is love - enjoy it.
- Sai Baba

Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass...
It's about learning to Dance in the Rain.
- Vivian Greene

Play with life, laugh with life,
dance lightly with life,
and smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons
are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life may not be the party we hoped for,
but while we are here we might as well dance.
- Anonymous

The essence of life is not in
the great victories and grand failures,
but in the simple joys.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You don't have the power to make life "fair,"
but you do have the power to make life joyful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Anger is like a thorn in the heart.
- Yiddish Proverb

A life lived in fear is a life half lived.
- Anonymous

Bringing a childlike wonder
and a beginner's mind to life
maximizes both success and joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We all have our thorns. We, and Life, have our moments.
Life occurs before our morning coffee.
Life occurs in our bathrobe with our hair uncombed.
Bless and give thanks for All of Life - the bloom and the thorns.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is not about perfection -
or a quest for perfection.
Life is about enjoying what we have -
for as long as we have it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The book of life is filled with incoherent riddles.
Life's true lessons are inscribed in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The wise man in the storm prays God,
not for safety from danger,
but for deliverance from fear.
It is the storm within which endangers him,
not the storm without.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life isn't about finding yourself.
Life is about creating yourself.
- George Bernard Shaw

You never really understand a person
until you consider things from his point of view.
- Harper Lee

Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle,
and the life of the candle will not be shortened.
Happiness never decreases by being shared.
- The Buddha

Life is really simple,
but we insist on making it complicated.
- Confucius

Happiness blooms
in the presence of self-respect
and the absence of ego.
Love yourself.
Love everyone around you.
Love everyone in the whole world.
Know that your own life is of infinite importance,
as is every other life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I argue thee that love is life.
And life hath immortality.
- Emily Dickinson

Life is a succession of lessons
which must be lived to be understood.
- Helen Keller

Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more.
If you concentrate on what you don't have,
you will never, ever have enough.
- Oprah Winfrey

Would you rather be right or happy?
- A Course in Miracles

One of the sanest, surest, and most generous joys of life
comes from being happy over the good fortune of others.
- Robert A. Heinlein

Self-care is critical to having a strong inner foundation.
Taking good care of YOU means the people in your life
will receive the best of you rather than what is left of you.
- Lorraine Cohen

Don't go through life - grow through life.
- Eric Butterworth

I Dream This Day of Wondrous Things,
of Peace and Hope and Pride.
I Dance My Dance with Life Today,
I'm Filled with Love Inside.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is not about how fast you run
or how high you climb
but how well you bounce.
- Vivian Komori

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal
with the intent of throwing it at someone else;
you are the one who gets burned.
- The Buddha

Life is without meaning.
You bring the meaning to it.
The meaning of life is
whatever you ascribe it to be.
Being alive is the meaning.
- Joseph Campbell

If you aren't in the moment,
you are either looking forward to uncertainty,
or back to pain and regret.
- Jim Carrey

The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.
- Joseph Campbell

Life is an adventure in forgiveness.
- Norman Cousins

So long as you have courage and a sense of humor,
it is never too late to start life afresh.
- Freeman Dyson

Our daily decisions create the scrapbook of our life.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen

Happiness depends upon ourselves.
- Aristotle


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