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Oscar Wilde quotes haunt my dreams

by sisterpoet on February 20, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Who in their right mind dreams of Oscar Wilde? It appears the answer to that question is "ME". It may be the stress of current human interactions that have got me to a place where my mind needs to remind me of my life philosophies which can be summed up in a few fortune cookie like statements: Everything happens for a reason, I always have a choice, if you don't want a fight don't start one, and last but not least "True friends stab you in the front" Oscar Wilde


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