One can survive anything these days, except death, and live down anything except a good reputation.
More Quotes from Oscar Wilde:With an evening coat and a white tie, anybody, even a stockbroker, can gain a reputation for being civilized.
An excellent man He hasn't an enemy in the world, and none of his friends like him.
A poet can survive everything but a misprint.
Please do not shoot the pianist. He is doing his best.
Once can survive everything nowadays, except death.
If one tells the truth, one is sure, sooner or later, to be found out.
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