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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

A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal.

Danger 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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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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Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months.

Fashion 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.

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

Guilt 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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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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Experience is the name every one gives to their mistakes.

Mistakes 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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The final mystery is oneself.

Mystery 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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A pessimist is an optimist with experience

Optimism 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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