Quotes by Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde

Irish writer

Alive from: 1854-1900

Category: Writers (Contemporary) | CountryEngels

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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.
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    I can sympathize with everything, except suffering.
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    I can't help detesting my relations. I suppose it comes from the fact that none of us can stand other people having the same faults as ourselves.
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    I choose my friends for their good looks, my acquaintances for their good characters, and my enemies for their good intellects.
    Source: The picture of Dorian Gray (1891)
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    I dare say that if I knew him I should not be his friend at all. It is a very dangerous thing to know one's friends.
    Source: The remarkable Rocket
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    I delight in men over seventy. They always offer one the devotion of a lifetime.
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    I dislike arguments of any kind. They are always vulgar, and often convincing.
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    I dislike modern memoirs. They are generally written by people who have either entirely lost their memories, or have never done anything worth remembering.
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    I don't want to go to heaven. None of my friends are there.
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    I hate vulgar realism in literature. The man who could call a spade a spade should be compelled to use one. It is the only thing he is fit for.
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    I have found that all ugly things are made by those who strive to make something beautiful, and that all beautiful things are made by those who strive to make something useful.
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    I have nothing to declare except my genius.
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    I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best.
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    I hope you have not been leading a double life, pretending to be wicked and being really good all the time. That would be hypocrisy.
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    I know not whether Laws be right or whether Laws be wrong; all that we know who live in goal is that the wall is strong; and that each day is like a year, a year whose days are long.
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