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

Conversation Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Conversation should touch everything, but should concentrate itself on nothing.

Conversation 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.

Courage Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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The imagination imitates. It is the critical spirit that creates.

Creativity Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Nothing can cure the soul but the senses, just as nothing can cure the senses but the soul.

Cure Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Wickedness is a myth invented by good people to account for the curious attractiveness of others

Curiosity 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.

Cynicism 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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Deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.

Deceit Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Why was I born with such contemporaries?

Despair Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation

Discontent Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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I have made an important discovery... that alcohol, taken in sufficient quantities, produces all the effect of intoxication.

Discovery Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.

Education Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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I just broke up with someone and the last thing she said to me was "You'll never find anyone like me again!" I'm thinking, "I should hope not! If I don't want you, why would I want someone like you."

Egotism Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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I don't at all like knowing what people say of me behind my back. It makes me far too conceited.

Egotism Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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I have nothing to declare except my genius.

Egotism Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Nothing makes one so vain as being told one is a sinner. Conscience makes egotists of us all.

Egotism Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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When I was young, I thought that money was the most important thing in life; now that I am old, I know it is

Elderly Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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A man who is master of himself can end a sorrow as easily as he can invent a pleasure. I don't want to be at the mercy of my emotions. I want to use them, to enjoy them, and to dominate them.

Emotions Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Love is not written on paper, for paper can be erased. Nor is it etched on stone, for stone can be broken. But it is inscribed on a heart and there it shall remain forever.

Eternity Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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The world was my oyster but I used the wrong fork - Oscar Wilde

Etiquette Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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We are each our own devil, and we make this world our hell

Evil Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess.

Excess Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Nothing is so aggravating than calmness.

Excitement Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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This suspense is terrible. I hope it will last.

Excitement Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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