Oscar Wilde quote about life from Lady Windermere's Fan - life is far too important a thing ever to talk seriously about it.
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life is far too important a thing ever to talk seriously about it.
 Oscar Wilde, Lady Windermere's Fan (1893). copy citation

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Author Oscar Wilde
Source Lady Windermere's Fan
Topic life seriousness talking
Date 1893
Language English
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Weblink http://www.gutenberg.org/files/790/790-h/790-h.htm

Context

“Lady Windermere. Lord Darlington is trivial.
Lord Darlington. Ah, don't say that, Lady Windermere.
Lady Windermere. Why do you talk so trivially about life, then?
Lord Darlington. Because I think that life is far too important a thing ever to talk seriously about it. [Moves up C.]
Duchess of Berwick. What does he mean? Do, as a concession to my poor wits, Lord Darlington, just explain to me what you really mean.
Lord Darlington. [Coming down back of table.]” source

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