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

Sacrifice Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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

Suspicion 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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Quotation is a serviceable substitute for wit.

Wit 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 error of youth is to believe that intelligence is a substitute for experience, while the error of age is to believe experience is a substitute for intelligence

Youth 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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It often happens that the real tragedies of life occur in such an inartistic manner that they hurt us by their crude violence, their absolute incoherence, their absurd want of meaning, their entire lack of style.

Tragedy Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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On mechanical slavery, on the slavery of the machine, the future of the world depends.

Machine 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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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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Young men want to be faithful, and are not; old men want to be faithless, and cannot.

Faithfulness 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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Hatred is blind, as well as love.

Hatred Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Society exists only as a mental concept; in the real world there are only individuals.

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

Mediocrity 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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The final mystery is oneself.

Mystery 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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