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The Top 10 Greatest Oscar Wilde Quotes to Make You Smarter

Oscar Wilde was undeniably one of the wittiest people of all time. I don’t make the rules. His repertoire of funny quotes is vast, so I’ve gone ahead and narrowed down my top ten favorite Oscar Wilde quotes. 


1. “Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.”


2. “The only thing to do with good advice is pass it on. It is never any use to oneself.”


3. “Morality is simply the attitude we adopt towards people whom we personally dislike.”


4. “The old believe everything, the middle-aged suspect everything, the young know everything.”


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5. “If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.”


6. “You can never be overdressed or overeducated.”


7. “Every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future.”


8. “To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.”


9. “Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.”


10. “Live! Live the wonderful life that is in you! Let nothing be lost upon you. Be always searching for new sensations. Be afraid of nothing.”


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