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I really don't see anything romantic in proposing. It is very romantic to be in love. But there is nothing romantic about a definite proposal. Why, one may be accepted. One usually is, I believe. Then the excitement is all over. The very essence of romance is uncertainty. If ever I get married, I'll certainly try to forget the fact.

("The Importance of Being Earnest")

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You, who know all the secrets of life, tell me how to charm Sibyl Vane to love me! I want to make Romeo jealous, I want the dead lovers of the world to hear our laughter, and grow sad. I want a breath of our passion to stir their dust into consciousness, to wake their ashes into pain.
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Life would be dull without them.
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To have friends, you know, one need only be good-natured but when a man has no enemy left there must be something mean about him.
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The way of paradoxes is the way of truth.
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I like persons better than principles, and I like persons with no principles better than anything else in the world.
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Perhaps, after all, America never has been discovered. I myself would say that it had merely been detected.
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