Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde

Irish writer

Lived from: 1854-1900

Category: Writers (Contemporary)

Quotes: Oscar Wilde

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    A person who, because he has corns himself, always treads on other people's toes.
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    A poet can survive anything but a misprint.
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    All charming people, I fancy, are spoiled. It is the secret of their attraction.
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    America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between.
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    And the wild regrets, and the bloody sweats, none knew so well as I: for he who lives more lives than one more deaths than one must die.
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    As for the virtuous poor, one can pity them, of course, but one cannot possibly admire them. They have made private terms with the enemy, and sold their birthright for very bad pottage. They must also be extraordinarily stupid.
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    As long as war is regarded as wicked, it will always have it's fascination. When it is looked upon as vulgar, it will cease to be popular.
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    Conversation should touch everything, but should concentrate itself on nothing.
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    Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
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    I can believe anything provided it is incredible.
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    The way of paradoxes is the way of truth. To test Reality we must see it on the tight-rope. When the Verities become acrobats we can judge them.
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    As long as war is regarded as wicked it will always have its fascinations. When it is looked upon as vulgar, it will cease to be popular.
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    A bore is someone who deprives you of solitude without providing you with company.
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    A gentleman never insults anyone unintentionally.
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    A good friend will always stab you in the front.