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Quote of Oscar Wilde - Youth smiles without any reason. It...


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

Youth smiles without any reason. It is one of its chiefest charms.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
La jeunesse sourit sans raisons, c’est le plus charmant de ses privilèges.

German
Die Jugend lächelt auch ohne Grund. Es ist einer ihrer größten Reize.




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Quotes for: youth


Quotes

Quotes about youth:


The storms of youth occur between days of brilliant sunshine.





For souls nobly born valor doesn't await the passing of years.





I nothing had, and yet enough for youth -
Joy in Illusion, ardent thirst for Truth.
Give unrestrained, the old emotion,
The bliss that touched the verge of pain,
The strength of Hate, Love's deep devotion, -
O, give me back my youth again!






It takes a long time to become young.





Youth has no age.





Each day is a little life: every waking and rising a little birth, every fresh morning a little youth, every going to rest and sleep a little death.











Quotes for: smile


Quotes

Quotes for: smile


A smile is often the most essential thing. One is repaid by a smile. One is rewarded by a smile. One is animated by a smile.





A smile costs less than electricity, but gives much light.





It is boorish to live ungraciously: the giving is the hardest part what does it cost to add a smile?





Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.





Joy's smile is much closer to tears than laughter.





One may smile, and smile, be a villain.







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.





To be in love is to surpass one's self.





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.





In this world there are only two tragedies. One is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it.












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