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The Canterville Ghost Quotes

Death must be so beautiful. To lie in the soft brown earth, with the grasses waving above one’s head, and listen to silence. To have no yesterday, and no tomorrow. To forget time, to forgive life, to be at peace.
The Canterville Ghost, Oscar Wilde

We have really everything in common with America nowadays, except, of course, language.
The Canterville Ghost, Oscar Wilde

It is very difficult to keep awake, especially at church.
The Canterville Ghost, Oscar Wilde

My wife was very plain, never had my ruffs properly starched, and knew nothing of cookery.
The Canterville Ghost, Oscar Wilde

What a monstrous climate!…I guess the old country is so overpopulated that they have not enough decent weather for everybody. I have always been of opinion that emigration is the only thing for England.
The Canterville Ghost, Oscar Wilde