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Quotes by Oscar Wilde

Shallow sorrows and shallow loves live

Shallow sorrows and shallow loves live on. The loves and sorrows that are great are destroyed by their own plenitude.

- from The Picture of Dorian Gray book by Oscar Wilde

Those who are faithful know only

Those who are faithful know only the trivial side of love: it is the faithless who know love's tragedies.

- from The Picture of Dorian Gray book by Oscar Wilde

Women treat us just as humanity

Women treat us just as humanity treats its gods. They worship us, and are always bothering us to do something for them.

- from The Picture of Dorian Gray book by Oscar Wilde