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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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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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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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If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.

Reading Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.

Sacrifice 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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Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess.

Success Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Now it seems to me that love of some kind is the only possible explanation of the extraordinary amount of suffering that there is in the world.

Suffering Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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

Talent Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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No crime is vulgar, but all vulgarity is crime

Vulgarity Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Those who are faithful know only the trivial side of love: it is the faithless who know love's tragedies.

Heartbreak Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people by the people for the people.

Politics Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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An inordinate passion for pleasure is the secret of remaining young

Youth Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Ambition is the last refuge of failure.

Ambition Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Biography lends to death a new terror.

Biography Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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My own business always bores me to death; I prefer other people's

Business Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.

Cleverness Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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One can survive everything nowadays, except death, and live down anything, except a good reputation.

Death Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.

Inspirational Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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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.

Loyalty Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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A man's face is his autobiography. A woman's face is her work of fiction.

Men and women Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Disobedience, in the eyes of anyone who has read history, is man's original virtue. It is through disobedience that progress has been made, through disobedience and through rebellion.

Obedience Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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The only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about.

Popularity Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Don't pray for lighter burdens, but for stronger backs.

Prayer Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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