Sunday, September 4, 2011

Oscar Wilde

"Anybody can sympathise with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathise with a friend's success"
Oscar Wilde

WHO: Oscar Wilde was an Irish dramatist, poet, and author born in 1854 (Dublin). He died at the age of 46 (Paris).

WHERE: This quote comes from The Soul of Man under Socialism. 

WHEN: Oscar Wilde wrote this in 1891. One year after that The Picture of Dorian Gray was published.

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