Quotation by Oscar Wilde

As one knows the poet by his fine music, so one can recognise the liar by his rich rhythmic utterance, and in neither case will the casual inspiration of the moment suffice. Here, as elsewhere, practice must precede perfection.
Oscar Wilde (1854–1900), Anglo-Irish playwright, author. Vivian, in "The Decay of Lying," published in Intentions (1891).
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