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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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Children begin by loving their parents; as they grow older they judge them; sometimes, they forgive them

Children 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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I can stand brute force, but brute reason is quite unbearable. There is something unfair about its use. It is hitting below the intellect.

Funny Quotes, by Oscar Wilde

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How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she were a perfectly normal human being.

Happiness 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.

Knowledge 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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Society exists only as a mental concept; in the real world there are only individuals.

Reality 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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How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she were a perfectly normal human being.

Women 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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I sometimes think that God, in creating man, somewhat overestimated his ability

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

Death 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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The worst vice of a fanatic is his sincerity.

Fanaticism 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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Men always want to be a woman's first love. That is their clumsy vanity. We woman have a more subtle instinct about things. What we like is to be a man's last romance.

First love 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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