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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 typewriting machine, when played with expression, is no more annoying than the piano when played by a sister or near relation.

Science and technology Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Two men look out a window. One sees mud, the other sees the stars.

Perceptions Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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The condition of perfection is idleness: the aim of perfection is youth.

Perfection Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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A man's very highest moment is, I have no doubt at all, when he kneels in the dust, and beats his breast, and tells all the sins of his life.

Confession 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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Man is a rational animal who always loses his temper when called upon to act according with the dictates of reason.

Temper Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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It often happens that the real tragedies of life occur in such an inartistic manner that they hurt us by their crude violence, their absolute incoherence, their absurd want of meaning, their entire lack of style.

Tragedy Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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When good Americans die they go to Paris.

America and americans Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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One should either be a work of art, or wear a work of art.

Art Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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No object is so beautiful that, under certain conditions, it will not look ugly.

Beauty 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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In all matters of opinion, our adversaries are insane.

Opinions 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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Society exists only as a mental concept; in the real world there are only individuals.

Reality Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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

Truth Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Ambition is the last refuge of failure.

Ambition Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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The secret of life is in art.

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

Death 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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Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go

Happiness Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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The world is a stage, but the play is badly cast.

Humanity Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.

Hypocrisy 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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