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Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray Quotes: When we are happy, we are always good, but when we are good, we are not always happy.
         

When we are happy, we are always good, but when we are good, we are not always happy.


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When we are happy, we are always good, but when we are good, we are not always happy.
         



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