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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

Do you really think it is weakness that yields to temptation? I tell you that there are terrible temptations which it requires strength, strength and courage to yield to.




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Have courage to use your own reason!
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The strangest, most generous, and proudest of all virtues is true courage.
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I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.
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Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.
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There is no happiness without courage, nor virtue without struggle.
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The courage of Truth, the belief in the power of the spirit, is the first condition of philosophical study.
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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.
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When man is happy, he is in harmony with himself and his environment.
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Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.
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Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter.
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There are only two tragedies in life: one is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it.
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Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.
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