Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde Quote – Ordinary riches can be stolen …

Ordinary riches can be stolen from a man; real riches cannot. In the treasury-house of your soul there are infinitely precious things that may not be taken from you. Try to so shape your life that external things will not harm you; and try, also, to get rid of personal property. It involves sordid preoccupation, endless industry, continual wrong. Personal property hinders Individualism at every step.

- Oscar Wilde1

  1. From Oscariana in The Prose of Oscar Wilde, pg. 600-601 []

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