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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

When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving one's self, and one always ends by deceiving others. That is what world calls a romance.

Deceit Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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

Democracy Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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

Devil Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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There is always something ridiculous about the emotions of people whom one has ceased to love.

Emotion Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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

Faith Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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The worst vice of a fanatic is his sincerity.

Fanaticism 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.

Fidelity Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a mans last romance.

First love 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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Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess.

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 man who does not think for himself does not think at all.

Individuality 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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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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