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Oscar Wilde

Quote of Oscar Wilde - Be yourself; everyone else is already...


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

Quote

Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.
Oscar Wilde



Translation  

Translation

(French, German, Spanish, Italian)


French
Soyez vous-même, tous les autres sont déjà pris.”
Oscar Wilde

German
Sei du selbst! Alle anderen sind bereits vergeben.”
Oscar Wilde

Spanish
Sé tú mismo, los demás puestos ya están ocupados.”

Italian
Sii te stesso; tutti gli altri sono già stati presi.”



See also  

See also...



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Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise.”
Sigmund Freud

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The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays

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This above all: to thine own self be true.”
William Shakespeare - The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark

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Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.”
Henry David Thoreau

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Observe what your nature requires of you.”
Marcus Aurelius - Meditations

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To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Tell yourself, first of all, what kind of man you want to be; and then go ahead with what you are doing.”
Epictetus

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Become who you are!”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Thus Spoke Zarathustra

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Become such as you are, having learned what that is.”
Pindar - Pythian Odes

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The stars of your destiny are in your heart.”
Friedrich Schiller



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Quotes about oneself:


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Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.”
Leo Tolstoy
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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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It is of immense importance to learn to laugh at ourselves.”
Katherine Mansfield
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It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.”
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims
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Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”
Mahatma Gandhi
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To act freely is to retake possession of oneself; it is to place oneself back in pure duration.”
Henri Bergson - Time and Free Will: An Essay on the Immediate Data of Consciousness
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Oscar Wilde also said...


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