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❚ conformity ✱ Oscar Wilde

perfections charity and conformity

There are as many perfections as there are imperfect men. And while to the claims of charity a man may yield and yet be free, to the claims of conformity no man may yield and remain free at all.

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    Altruistic impulses of charity, benevolence, and the like are admirable, though misdirected intentions — degrade and demoralise … It is much more

  2. selfishness and altruism

    from The Soul of Man Under Socialism (1891), Oscar Wilde: exaggerated altruistic virtues original virtue through disobedience selfishness is to