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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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One kiss breaches the distance between friendship and love

Friendship Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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When the gods wish to punish us, they answer our prayers.

Gods 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.

Gossip Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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

Hell Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Anybody can make history; only a great man can write it

History Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.

Hypocrisy 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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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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Watch your thoughts, for they become words.Watch your words, for they become actions.Watch your actions, for they become habits.Watch your habits, for they become character.Watch your character, for it becomes your destiny.

Personality 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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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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