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523 Famous Quotes by Oscar Wilde
10/16/1854 - 11/30/1900
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Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde     Fingal O'Flahertie Wills     Oscar. Wilde
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It is the spectator, and not life, that art really mirrors

Art Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Bad artists always admire each others work.

Art Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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I knew that I had come face to face with some one whose mere personality was so fascinating that, if I allowed it to do so, it would absorb my whole nature, my whole soul, my very art itself.

Art Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Life imitates art far more than art imitates life.

Art Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Authority is quite degrading

Authority 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.

Character Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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All charming people, I fancy, are spoiled. It is the secret of their attraction.

Charm Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between.

Civilization Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Comfort is the only thing our civilization can give us.

Comfort Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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I don't like compliments, and I don't see why a man should think he is pleasing a woman enormously when he says to her a whole heap of things that he doesn't mean

Compliments Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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One can give a really unbiased opinion only about things that do not interest one

Concern Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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

Confession 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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A red rose is not selfish because it wants to be a red rose. It would be horribly selfish if it wanted all the other flowers in the garden to be both red and roses.

Conformity 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.

Conscience 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.

Control 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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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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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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