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Quotation by Oscar Wilde
To love oneself is the beginning of a life-long romance.
Oscar Wilde (1854–1900), Anglo-Irish playwright, author. Lord Goring, in An Ideal Husband, act 3.
The quip had already appeared in Phrases and Philosophies for the Use of the Young, in Chameleon (London, Dec. 1894).
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