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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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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 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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Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people by the people for the people.

Equality 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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When the gods wish to punish us, they answer our prayers.

Gods 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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We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.

Inspirational Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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I have met a lot of hardboiled eggs in my time, but you're twenty minutes.

Insults Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Experience is the name every one gives to their mistakes.

Life Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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He lives the poetry that he cannot write. The others write the poetry that they dare not realise.

Life 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 world has grown suspicious of anything that looks like a happily married life.

Marriage 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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A man's face is his autobiography. A woman's face is her work of fiction.

Men and women 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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2 votes