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Quote of Oscar Wilde - A thing is not necessarily true...


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

A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Une chose n'est pas nécessairement vraie, parce qu'un homme meurt pour elle.

German
Eine Idee wird darum noch nicht wahr, weil jemand sich dafür geopfert hat.




See also 

See also...



I would never die for my beliefs, because I might be wrong.




Quotes for: to die


Quotes

Quotes for: to die


We should laugh before being happy, for fear of dying without having laughed.





While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die.





To achieve great things, we must live as though we were never going to die.





The thought of death betrays us, for it makes us forget to live.





Philosophize is to learn how to die.





Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.











Quotes for: truth


Quotes

Quotes for: truth


Truth prevails only to the extent that we successfully assert it. The victory of reason can only be the victory of rational people.





Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it.





Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.





Love truth, but pardon error.





The language of truth is simple.





Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth, and if a man does not know what a thing is, it is at least an increase in knowledge if he knows what it is not.











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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