The Importance of Being Earnest Quotes.

1. "The truth is rarely pure and never simple."
- Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest

2. "All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does, and that is his."
- Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest

3. "The good ended happily, and the bad unhappily. That is what Fiction means."
- Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest

4. "If I am occasionally a little over-dressed, I make up for it by being always immensely over-educated."
- Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest

5. "I hope you have not been leading a double life, pretending to be wicked and being good all the time. That would be hypocrisy."
- Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest

6. "How you can sit there, calmly eating muffins when we are in this horrible trouble, I can’t make out. You seem to me to be perfectly heartless." "Well, I can’t eat muffins in an agitated manner. The butter would probably get on my cuffs. One should always eat muffins quite calmly. It is the only way to eat them." "I say it’s perfectly heartless your eating muffins at all, under the circumstances."
- Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest

7. "I hate people who are not serious about meals. It is so shallow of them."
- Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest

8. "In matters of grave importance, style, not sincerity, is the vital thing."
- Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest

9. "I really don't see anything romantic in proposing. It is very romantic to be in love. But there is nothing romantic about a definite proposal. Why, one may be accepted. One usually is, I believe. Then the excitement is all over. The very essence of romance is uncertainty. If ever I get married, I'll certainly try to forget the fact."
- Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest

10. "I never change, except in my affections."
- Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest

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