Quotes by Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde

Irish writer

Alive from: 1854-1900

Category: Writers (Contemporary) | CountryEngels

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    I know, of course, how important it is not to keep a business engagement, if one wants to retain any sense of the beauty of life.
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    I like men who have a future and women who have a past.
    Source: The Picture of Dorian Gray (1891) h. 15
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    I like persons better than principles, and I like persons with no principles better than anything else in the world.
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    I like to do all the talking myself. It saves time, and prevents arguments.
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    I love acting. It is so much more real than life.
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    I may not agree with you, but I will defend to the death your right to make an ass of yourself.
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    I never approve, or disapprove, of anything now. It is an absurd attitude to take towards life. We are not sent into the world to air our moral prejudices. I never take any notice of what common people say, and I never interfere with what charming people do.
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    I never saw a man who looked with such a wistful eye upon that little tent of blue which prisoners call the sky.
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    I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train
    Source: The Importance of Being Earnest
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    I put all my genius into my life; I put only my talent into my works.
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    I see when men love women. They give them but a little of their lives. But women when they love give everything.

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    I sometimes think that God in creating man somewhat overestimated his ability.
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    I think that generosity is the essence of friendship.
    Source: The Devoted Friend
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    I was disappointed in Niagara - most people must be disappointed in Niagara. Every American bride is taken there, and the sight of the stupendous waterfall must be one of the earliest, if not the keenest, disappointments in American married life.
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    I'm sure I don't know half the people who come to my house. Indeed, from all I hear, I shouldn't like to.
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