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523 Famous Quotes by Oscar Wilde
10/16/1854 - 11/30/1900
Also Known As:  
Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde     Fingal O'Flahertie Wills     Oscar. Wilde
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About Oscar Wilde

Nothing makes one so vain as being told one is a sinner. Conscience makes egotists of us all.

Vanity Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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The worst vice of a fanatic is his sincerity.

Vice Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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He hadn't a single redeeming vice.

Vice Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Vulgarity is the conduct of other people, just as falsehoods are the truths of other people

Vulgarity Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Vulgarity is simply the conduct of other people.

Vulgarity Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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I like persons better than principles, and I like persons with no principles better than anything else in the world.

Witty Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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I am the only person in the world I should like to know thoroughly.

Witty Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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I don't at all like knowing what people say of me behind my back. It makes me far too conceited.

Witty Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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I can believe anything provided it is incredible.

Witty Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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I have met a lot of hardboiled eggs in my time, but you're twenty minutes.

Witty Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she were a perfectly normal human being.

Witty Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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I have nothing to declare except my genius.

Witty Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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One should always play fairly when one has the winning cards.

Witty Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she were a perfectly normal human being.

Women Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Women are never disarmed by compliments. Men always are. That is the difference between the sexes.

Women Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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I put all my genius into my life; I put only my talent into my works.

Work Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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The best way to appreciate your job is to imagine yourself without one.

Work Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Work is the refuge of people who have nothing better to do

Work Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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He lives the poetry that he cannot write. The others write the poetry that they dare not realise.

Writers Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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To get back one's youth one has merely to repeat one's follies

Youth Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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The difference between literature and journalism is that journalism is unreadable and literature is not read.

Journalism Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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The public have an insatiable curiosity to know everything. Except what is worth knowing. Journalism, conscious of this, and having tradesman-like habits, supplies their demands.

Journalism Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Music makes one feel so romantic - at least it always gets on one's nerves - which is the same thing nowadays.

Music Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Musical people always want one to be perfectly dumb at the very moment when one is longing to be perfectly deaf.

Music Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Art is the most intense mode of invidualism that the world has known.

Art Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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