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523 Famous Quotes by Oscar Wilde
10/16/1854 - 11/30/1900
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Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde     Fingal O'Flahertie Wills     Oscar. Wilde
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Nothing makes one so vain as being told one is a sinner. Conscience makes egotists of us all.

Egotism Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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When I was young, I thought that money was the most important thing in life; now that I am old, I know it is

Elderly Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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A man who is master of himself can end a sorrow as easily as he can invent a pleasure. I don't want to be at the mercy of my emotions. I want to use them, to enjoy them, and to dominate them.

Emotions Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Love is not written on paper, for paper can be erased. Nor is it etched on stone, for stone can be broken. But it is inscribed on a heart and there it shall remain forever.

Eternity Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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The world was my oyster but I used the wrong fork - Oscar Wilde

Etiquette Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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We are each our own devil, and we make this world our hell

Evil Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess.

Excess Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Nothing is so aggravating than calmness.

Excitement Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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This suspense is terrible. I hope it will last.

Excitement Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Ambition is the last refuge of failure.

Expectation Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Experience is the name we give to our past mistakes

Experience Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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To regret one's own experiences is to arrest one's own development. To deny one's own experiences is to put a lie into the lips of one's life. It is no less than a denial of the soul.

Experience Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Experience is one thing you can't get for nothing.

Experience Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Extravagance is the luxury of the poor; penury is the luxury of the rich

Extravagance Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Faith makes all things possible.... love makes all things easy.

Faith Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Those who are faithful know only the trivial side of love: it is the faithless who know love's tragedies.

Faithfulness Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Young men want to be faithful, and are not; old men want to be faithless, and cannot.

Faithfulness Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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They spoil every romance by trying to make it last forever.

Fidelity Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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People who love only once in their lives are. . . shallow people. What they call their loyalty, and their fidelity, I call either the lethargy of custom or their lack of imagination.

Fidelity Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Conversation should touch everything, but should concentrate itself on nothing.

Focus Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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In examinations, the foolish ask questions the wise cannot answer.

Fool Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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I can stand brute force, but brute reason is quite unbearable. There is something unfair about its use. It is hitting below the intellect.

Force Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Those who try to lead the people can only do so by following the mob

Force Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much.

Forgiveness Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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This suspense is terrible. I hope it will last.

Funny Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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