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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

People who love only once in their lives are. . . shallow people. What they call their loyalty, and their fidelity, I call either the lethargy of custom or their lack of imagination.

Fidelity Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Men always want to be a woman's first love. That is their clumsy vanity. We woman have a more subtle instinct about things. What we like is to be a man's last romance.

First love Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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One kiss breaches the distance between friendship and love

Friendship Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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This suspense is terrible. I hope it will last.

Funny 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.

Funny 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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It is perfectly monstrous the way people go about nowadays saying things against one, behind one's back, that are absolutely and entirely true.

Gossip Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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There are many things that we would throw away if we were not afraid that others might pick them up.

Greed Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Whenever cannibals are on the brink of starvation, Heaven, in its infinite mercy, sends them a nice plump missionary

Heaven 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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A gentleman is one who never hurts anyone's feelings unintentionally.

Insults 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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You know more than you think you know, just as you know less than you want to know.

Knowledge Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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In love, it is better to know and be disappointed, than to not know and always wonder.

Life Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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

Life 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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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.

Marriage Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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When a man has once loved a woman he will do anything for her except continue to love her.

Men and women Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship.

Men and women Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Morality is simply the attitude we adopt towards people whom we personally dislike.

Morality Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.

Mystery 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.

Night Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship.

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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