Oscar Wilde quotes on success and failure

Oscar Wilde quote. Success is a science, if you have the conditions you get the result. Image copyright Ireland Calling

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Ambition is the germ from which all growth of nobleness proceeds.

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Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess.

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Our ambition should be to rule ourselves, the true kingdom for each one of us; and true progress is to know more, and be more, and to do more.

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Oscar Wilde quote. Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess. Image copyright Ireland Calling
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One must have some sort of occupation nowadays. If I hadn’t my debts I shouldn’t have anything to think about.

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What is a cynic? A man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.

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Oscar Wilde quote. Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes. Image copyright Ireland Calling
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The only thing to do with good advice is pass it on. It is never any use to oneself.

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Our ambition should be to rule ourselves, the true kingdom for each one of us; and true progress is to know more, and be more, and to do more.

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When people agree with me I always feel that I must be wrong.

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Oscar Wilde quote. One must have some sort of occupation nowadays. Image copyright Ireland Calling
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My great mistake, the fault for which I can’t forgive myself, is that one day I ceased my obstinate pursuit of my own individuality.
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Oscar Wilde quote. A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight. Image copyright Ireland Calling
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Ambition is the last refuge of the failure.

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Success is a science; if you have the conditions, you get the result.

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Oscar Wilde quote. Who being loved is poor. Image copyright Ireland Calling
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We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.

Oscar Wilde quote. We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. Image copyright Ireland Calling

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