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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

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

Reputation Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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When liberty comes with hands dabbled in blood it is hard to shake hands with her.

Revolution 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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All charming people, I fancy, are spoiled. It is the secret of their attraction.

Selfishness Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal.

Sincerity Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Run your fingers through my soul. For once, just once, feel exactly what I feel, believe what I believe, perceive as I perceive, look, experience, examine, and for once; just once, understand.

Soul 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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Love is born with the pleasure of looking at each other, it is fed with the necessity of seeing each other, it is concluded with the impossibility of separation.

Survival 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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The worst form of tyranny the world has ever known the tyranny of the weak over the strong. It is the only tyranny that lasts.

Tyranny 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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My wish isn't to mean everything to everyone but something to someone.

Wishes Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best.

Witty Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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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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One's real life is so often the life that one does not lead.

Fantasy 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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Extravagance is the luxury of the poor; penury is the luxury of the rich.

Extravagance Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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I can resist anything except temptation.

Temptation 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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