Oscar Wilde quote about stars from Lady Windermere's Fan (1893) - we are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
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Quotes by Oscar Wilde · Quotes from Lady Windermere's Fan · Quotes about stars · Quotes about ambition · Quotes about gutter

we are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.

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1893
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Lord Darlington line
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Kwize Master During a conversation while playing cards with friends, Lord Darlington, who has been rejected by Lady Windermere, complains about his condition. He thus explains that men are very weak, but that some of them, by being attracted to women of such great value as Lady Windermere, are trying to elevate themselves a little.
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Oscar Wilde quote about stars from Lady Windermere's Fan (1893) - we are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
Oscar Wilde quote about stars from Lady Windermere's Fan (1893) - we are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
Oscar Wilde quote about stars from Lady Windermere's Fan (1893) - we are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
Oscar Wilde quote about stars from Lady Windermere's Fan (1893) - we are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.