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523 Famous Quotes by Oscar Wilde
10/16/1854 - 11/30/1900
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Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde     Fingal O'Flahertie Wills     Oscar. Wilde
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The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.

Morality 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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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.

Optimism 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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Who, being loved, is poor?

Poverty 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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Ridicule is the tribute paid to the genius by the mediocrities.

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

Sacrifice 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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What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise

Optimism Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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The moment you think you understand a great work of art, it's dead for you.

Understanding Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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

Circumstances 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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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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Hatred is blind, as well as love.

Hatred Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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A gentleman is one who never hurts anyone's feelings unintentionally.

Intention 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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Morality is simply the attitude we adopt towards people whom we personally dislike.

Morality Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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