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Quotation by Oscar Wilde
Talk to every woman as if you loved her, and to every man as if he bored you, and at the end of your first season you will have the reputation of possessing the most perfect social tact.
Oscar Wilde (1854–1900), Anglo-Irish playwright, author. Lord Illingworth, in A Woman of No Importance, act 3.
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