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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

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

Witty 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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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 faithless know the pleasures of love; it is the faithful who know love's tragedies.

Faithfulness 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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Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.

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

Beauty Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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It is better to be beautiful than to be good, but it is better to be good than to be 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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Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.

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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Love is saying 'I feel differently' instead of 'You're wrong.'

Understanding 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 best way to appreciate your job is to imagine yourself without one.

Appreciation Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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The secret of life is in art.

Art Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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