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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

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

Confidence Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Conversation about the weather is the last refuge of the unimaginative.

Conversation Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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

Funny 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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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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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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I put all my genius into my life; I put only my talent into my works.

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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