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Funny and Empowering Oscar Wilde Quotes

July 18, 2016

It’s been a while since anyone made me read a play of any kind, but I ran across some famous quotes by Oscar Wilde that made me wonder if The Importance of Being Earnest is still mandatory high school reading. It was a play worthy of a few chuckles at least, and it looks like Oscar enjoyed showing off his wit in other ways.

All the writers out there understand the chilling shudder that goes along with this little nugget of wisdom:

“A poet can survive everything but a misprint.” -Oscar Wilde

As a romance writer, I’m personally a huge fan of:

“Never love anybody who treats you like you’re ordinary.” -Oscar Wilde