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Quote of Oscar Wilde - Every saint has a past and...


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

Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Chaque saint a un passé et chaque pécheur un avenir.

German
Jeder Heilige hat eine Vergangenheit und jeder Sünder hat eine Zukunft.




See also 

See also...



The sun is new each day.




Quotes for: past


Quotes

Quotes about the past:


The distinction between the past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.





The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.





Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present, which seldom happens to us.





When the past no longer illuminates the future, the spirit walks in darkness.





Philosophy triumphs easily over past evils and future evils; but present evils triumph over it.





The present is not a potential past; it is the moment of choice and action.











Quotes for: future


Quotes

Quotes about the future:


Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.





Enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to injure future ones.
Seneca  





As for the future, your task is not to foresee it, but to enable it.





Man is the future of man.





The distinction between the past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.





The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.











Quotes

Oscar Wilde also said...


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.





When man is happy, he is in harmony with himself and his environment.





Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.





Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter.





There are only two tragedies in life: one is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it.





Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.












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