Quotes by Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde

Irish writer

Alive from: 1854-1900

Category: Writers (Contemporary) | CountryEngels

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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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    Between the famous and the infamous there is but one step.
    Source: De Profundis
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    Conversation should touch everything, but should concentrate itself on nothing.
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    Cultivated leisure is the aim of man.
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    I can believe anything provided it is incredible.
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    If a man needs an elaborate tombstone in order to remain in the memory of his country, it is clear that his living at all was an act of absolute superfluity.
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    Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious.
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    A bore is someone who deprives you of solitude without providing you with company.
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    A good friend will always stab you in the front.
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    A man can't be too careful in the choice of his enemies.
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    A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies.
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    A man who is much talked about is always very attractive.
    Source: The importance of being earnest (1895) act 2
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    A man's very highest moment is, I have no doubt at all, when he kneels in the dust, and beats his breast, and tells all the sins of his life.
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    A map of the world that does not include Utopia is not worth even glancing at.
    Source: The Soul of Man Under Socialism (1895)
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