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Oscar Wilde

Quote of Oscar Wilde - Discontent is the first step in...


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

Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.
Oscar Wilde - A Woman of No Importance




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
L'insatisfaction est la première étape dans le progrès d'un homme ou d'une nation.”
Oscar Wilde - Une femme sans importance

German
Unzufriedenheit ist der erste Schritt zum Vorankommen eines Mannes oder einer Nation.”
Oscar Wilde - Eine Frau ohne Bedeutung




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Quotes

Quotes for: progress:



Quotes for: progress

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A great part of progress consists in the desire to make progress.”
Seneca - Epistulae morales ad Lucilium
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To progress, it is not enough to want to act, one must first know in which direction to act.”
Gustave Le Bon - Hier et demain. Pensées brèves
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The reasonable man adapts himself to the world : the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.”
George Bernard Shaw
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World history is the progress of the consciousness of freedom.”
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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The real democratic progress is not to lower the level of the elite toward that of the crowd, but to raise that of the crowd toward the elite.”
Gustave Le Bon - Hier et demain. Pensées brèves
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A thousand things advance, nine hundred and ninety-eight fall back, this is progress.”
Henri-Frédéric Amiel - Journal intime
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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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