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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 moment you think you understand a great work of art, it's dead for you.

Art Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Art is the most intense mode of individualism that the world has known.

Art Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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No object is so beautiful that, under certain conditions, it will not look ugly.

Beauty Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.

Dreams 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."

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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Nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.

Learning 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.

Men Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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People who count their chickens before they are hatched, act very wisely, because chickens run about so absurdly that it is impossible to count them accurately

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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Love is saying 'I feel differently' instead of 'You're wrong.'

Understanding 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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When liberty comes with hands dabbled in blood it is hard to shake hands with her.

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

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

Curiosity Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people by the people for the people.

Democracy Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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There is always something ridiculous about the emotions of people whom one has ceased to love.

Emotion Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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One kiss breaches the distance between friendship and love

Friendship 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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Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go

Happiness Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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Anybody can make history; only a great man can write it

History 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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The public have an insatiable curiosity to know everything. Except what is worth knowing. Journalism, conscious of this, and having tradesman-like habits, supplies their demands.

Journalism Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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