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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

I have met a lot of hardboiled eggs in my time, but you're twenty minutes.

Funny Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Many of the great achievements of the world were accomplished by tired and discouraged men who kept on working.

Hope Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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The public have an insatiable curiosity to know everything, except what is worth knowing

People Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.

Truth Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.

Understanding Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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The well bred contradict other people. The wise contradict themselves.

Wisdom Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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In examinations, the foolish ask questions the wise cannot answer.

Wisdom Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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I regard the theatre as the greatest of all art forms, the most immediate way in which a human being can share with another the sense of what it is to be a human being.

Actors and acting Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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The soul is born old but grows young. That is the comedy of life. And the body is born young and grows old. That is life's tragedy.

Age 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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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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It (cricket) requires one to assume such indecent postures

Cricket 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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One day your life will flash before your eyes. Make sure its worth watching.

Death 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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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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A man who does not think for himself does not think at all.

Individuality Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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There are many things that we would throw away if we were not afraid that others might pick them up.

Insecurity 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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Murder is always a mistake - one should never do anything one cannot talk about after dinner

Murder Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Whenever a man does a thoroughly stupid thing, it is always from the noblest motives.

Nobility Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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May the pain you have known and the conflict you have experienced give you the strength to walk through life facing each new situation with courage and optimism.

Optimism Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.

Passion Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Only dull people are brilliant at breakfast.

People Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Everything popular is wrong.

Popularity Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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