Be You!

Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.

-Oscar Wilde

Every once in a while I will be sharing fun and inspirational quotes. A history buff, I just love to research. Who was this person? What were they famous for? Why did they say these now “famous” words? It’s always fun and never too late to learn new factoids and improve your vocabulary. Let’s begin with Mr. Wilde.

Who was Oscar Wilde? He was an Irish poet and playwright. He became famous in the 1880’s and 1890’s and became one of the most famous playwrights in London.

What was Oscar Wilde famous for? He was famous for many works of poetry and stories. His most renowned books are “The Picture of Dorian Gray” and “The Importance of Being Earnest”. He was known for his ostentatious style and way of life and was even imprisoned for being a homosexual.

Why did he say these quotable words? He writes that is is important to be yourself. Be who you are and don’t live someone else’s life. Be true to yourself and live your life the way you were meant to live it.

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