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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

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

Death Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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In all matters of opinion, our adversaries are insane.

Insanity 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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The world has grown suspicious of anything that looks like a happily married life.

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

Punishment Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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

Reputation Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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You don't love someone for their looks, or their clothes, or for their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear.

Romance Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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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.

Romance 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.

Selfishness Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Truth, in matters of religion, is simply the opinion that has survived

Truth Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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

Value Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Women are meant to be loved, not to be understood.

Women Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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

Gossip Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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By persistently remaining single a man converts himself into a permanent public temptation.

Men and women Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Everybody who is incapable of learning has taken to teaching.

Learning Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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The secret of life is in art.

Art Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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If you pretend to be good, the world takes you very seriously. If you pretend to be bad, it doesn't. Such is the astounding stupidity of optimism.

Goodness 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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