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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

To become a spectator of one's own life is to escape the suffering of life.

Life Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Murder is always a mistake - one should never do anything one cannot talk about after dinner

Murder Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.

Passion Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Who, being loved, is poor?

Poverty Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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When liberty comes with hands dabbled in blood it is hard to shake hands with her.

Revolution Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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All charming people, I fancy, are spoiled. It is the secret of their attraction.

Selfishness Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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The worst vice of a fanatic is his sincerity.

Sincerity Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal.

Sincerity Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Love is born with the pleasure of looking at each other, it is fed with the necessity of seeing each other, it is concluded with the impossibility of separation.

Survival Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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The public have an insatiable curiosity to know everything, except what is worth knowing

Uselessness Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Ordinary riches can be stolen, real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely precious things that cannot be taken from you.

Wealth Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Conversation about the weather is the last refuge of the unimaginative.

Weather Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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My wish isn't to mean everything to everyone but something to someone.

Wishes Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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The typewriting machine, when played with expression, is no more annoying than the piano when played by a sister or near relation.

Science and technology Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Two men look out a window. One sees mud, the other sees the stars.

Perceptions Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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The condition of perfection is idleness: the aim of perfection is youth.

Perfection Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.

Imitation Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Ah, well, then I suppose I shall have to die beyond my means.

Famous last words Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Scandal: gossip made tedious by morality.

Scandal Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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It is better to be beautiful than to be good, but it is better to be good than to be ugly.

Beauty Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Children begin by loving their parents; as they grow older they judge them; sometimes, they forgive them

Children Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.

Dreams Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much.

Enemies Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Experience is the name every one gives to their mistakes.

Experience 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.

Funny Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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