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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

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

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

Morality Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live.

Selfishness Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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To become a spectator of one's own life is to escape the suffering of life.

Suffering Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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The public have an insatiable curiosity to know everything, except what is worth knowing

Worthiness Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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The consciousness of loving and being loved brings a warmth and richness to life that nothing else can bring.

Life Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Popularity is the crown of laurel which the world puts on bad art. Whatever is popular is wrong.

Popularity Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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

Temper Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Even though we've changed and we're all finding our own place in the world, we all know that when the tears fall or the smile spreads across our face, we'll come to each other because no matter where this crazy world takes us, nothing will ever change so much to the point where we're not all still friends.

Friends 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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The only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about.

Funny Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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In all matters of opinion, our adversaries are insane.

Funny Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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

Funny Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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It is the confession, not the priest, that gives us absolution

Guilt 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.

Marriage Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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

Mediocrity Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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The final mystery is oneself.

Mystery Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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