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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

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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If you are not too long, I will wait here for you all my life.

Loyalty Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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The stage is not merely the meeting place of all the arts, but is also the return of art to life.

Theater 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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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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The moment you think you understand a great work of art, it's dead for you.

Art Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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

Art 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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Love is like a booger. You keep picking at it until you get it, then wonder what to do with it.

Funny Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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

Funny 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.

Happiness Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.

Knowledge Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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No man is worth your tears, but once you find one that is, he won't make you cry

Men 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.

Men Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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People who count their chickens before they are hatched, act very wisely, because chickens run about so absurdly that it is impossible to count them accurately

People Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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There is no feeling more comforting and consoling than knowing you are right next to the one you love.

Relationships Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Religions die when they are proved to be true. Science is the record of dead religions.

Science Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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

Violence 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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