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Oscar Wilde

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Biography - Oscar Wilde:

Irish playwright, novelist, essayist and poet.
Born: 1854 - Died: 1900
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: United Kingdom
United Kingdom

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Children begin by loving their parents after a time they judge them rarely, if ever, do they forgive them.
Oscar Wilde - The Picture of Dorian Gray




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Les enfants commencent par aimer leurs parents. En grandissant, ils les jugent, quelquefois ils leur pardonnent.”
Oscar Wilde - Le portrait de Dorian Gray

German
Zuerst lieben die Kinder ihre Eltern. Nach einer gewissen Zeit fällen sie ihr Urteil über sie. Und selten, wenn überhaupt je, verzeihen sie ihnen.”
Oscar Wilde - Das Bildnis des Dorian Gray




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See also...






Quotes

Quotes about forgiveness:



Quotes for: forgiveness

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Love truth, but pardon error.”
Voltaire - Discourse in Verse on Man - on Freedom
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What is tolerance? It is the endowment of humanity. We are all steeped in weakness and error; let us forgive each other our stupidities, that is the first law of nature.”
Voltaire - Philosophical Dictionary
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The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.”
Mahatma Gandhi
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Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.”
Hannah Arendt
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We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love.”
Martin Luther King Jr.
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I also am other than what I imagine myself to be. To know this is forgiveness.”
Simone Weil
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Quotes for: child:


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All grown-ups were once children (but only few of them remember it).”
Antoine de Saint-Exupery - The Little Prince
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If there is anything that we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves.”
Carl Gustav Jung
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What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult.”
Sigmund Freud
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We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children.”
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Mature manhood: that means to have rediscovered the seriousness one had as a child at play.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Beyond Good and Evil
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Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present, which seldom happens to us.”
Jean de La Bruyere
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Oscar Wilde also said...


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Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
Oscar Wilde - Quotation of uncertain origin
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Humanity takes itself too seriously. It is the world's original sin. If the caveman had known how to laugh, History would have been different.”
Oscar Wilde - The Picture of Dorian Gray
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When man is happy, he is in harmony with himself and his environment.”
Oscar Wilde
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Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter.”
Oscar Wilde - The Picture of Dorian Gray
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There are only two tragedies in life: one is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it.”
Oscar Wilde
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Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.”
Oscar Wilde
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