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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

The play was a great success but the audience was a disaster.

Acting Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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All that I desire to point out is the general principle that life imitates art far more than art imitates life.

Art and artists Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist.

Art and artists Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Children begin by loving their parents. After a time they judge them. Rarely, if ever, do they forgive them.

Children / youth Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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The best way to make children good is to make them happy.

Children / youth 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.

Computer / technology / science Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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It is the confession, not the priest, that gives us absolution.

Confession Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.

Cynic Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.

Discontent Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Education is an admirable thing, but nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.

Education Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.

Education Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies.

Enemy 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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Ambition is the last refuge of the failure.

Failure Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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I can believe anything provided it is incredible.

Faith 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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Always forgive your enemies--nothing annoys them so much. -Oscar Wilde.

Forgiveness Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is far the best ending for one.

Laughter Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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The book of life begins with a man and a woman in a garden, and ends with Revelations.

Life Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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One should always be in love. This is the reason why one should never marry.

Love Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Women love men for their defects; if men have enough of them, women will forgive them anything, even their gigantic intellects.

Love Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Yet each man kills the thing he loves...

Love Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Women are made to be loved, not understood.

Love Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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We live in an age when unnecessary things are our only necessities.

Luxury Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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On mechanical slavery, on the slavery of the machine, the future of the world depends.

Machine Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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