Oscar Wilde quote about life from An Ideal Husband - Life is never fair, Robert. And perhaps it is a good thing for most of us that it is not.
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Life is never fair, Robert. And perhaps it is a good thing for most of us that it is not.
 Oscar Wilde, An Ideal Husband (1895). copy citation

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Author Oscar Wilde
Source An Ideal Husband
Topic life fairness
Date 1895
Language English
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Weblink http://www.gutenberg.org/files/885/885-h/885-h.htm

Context

“Is it fair that the folly, the sin of one's youth, if men choose to call it a sin, should wreck a life like mine, should place me in the pillory, should shatter all that I have worked for, all that I have built up. Is it fair, Arthur?
Lord Goring. Life is never fair, Robert. And perhaps it is a good thing for most of us that it is not.
sir robert chiltern. Every man of ambition has to fight his century with its own weapons. What this century worships is wealth. The God of this century is wealth. To succeed one must have wealth. At all costs one must have wealth.” source

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