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“Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not, and a sense of humor was provided to console him for what he is.”

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7 shades of Wilde

Tried recreating that portrait of Oscar Wilde with pastels. I think the colours okay-ish, no?

Art

Performing Authorship in the Nineteenth-Century Transatlantic Lecture Tour by Amanda Adams

Ashgate Publishing (Farnham, Surrey, 2014) – Reviewed by Graham Harman.

What is it?

At 148 pages, plus a further 20 pages of Bibliography and Index, Amanda Adams’ latest offering is a slender volume; but you won’t breeze through this substantive compendium of information in an afternoon. 1,083 more words

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The 2% Mindset

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines.

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Review | The Oscar Wilde Dover Reader

ABOUT THE BOOK

Published: Feb 18, 2015
Genre: Classics
Edition: Paperback
Length: 560 pgs.

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THE BLURB

Poet and playwright Oscar Wilde (1854–1900) wrote sparkling comedies that were the toast of London’s West End in the 1890s. 539 more words

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Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else’s opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.

Oscar Wilde

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