50 Oscar Wilde Quotes About Love, Life, Art & Funny

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Oscar Wilde Quotes

Read 50 motivational Oscar Wilde quotes about love, life, art & funny. Oscar Fingal O’Flahertie Wills Wilde was an Irish poet and playwright. We collect and share heart touching quotes by Oscar Wilde with you!

1. If you are not too long, I will wait here for you all my life.

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2. Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship.

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3. Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.

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4. I can resist everything except temptation.

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5. By giving us the opinions of the uneducated, journalism keeps us in touch with the ignorance of the community.

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6. We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.

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7. Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter.

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8. Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.

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9. Memory… is the diary that we all carry about with us.

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10. You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you have never had the courage to commit.

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11. Women are made to be loved, not understood.

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12.Morality is simply the attitude we adopt towards people whom we personally dislike.

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13. I always pass on good advice. It is the only thing to do with it. It is never of any use to oneself.

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14. I am so clever that sometimes I don’t understand a single word of what I am saying.

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15. I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train.

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16. The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.

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17. America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between.

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18. It is a very sad thing that nowadays there is so little useless information.

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19. To expect the unexpected shows a thoroughly modern intellect.

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20. To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.

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21. All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That’s his.

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22. No man is rich enough to buy back his past.

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23. Life is far too important a thing ever to talk seriously about.

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24. The imagination imitates. It is the critical spirit that creates.

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25. A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal.

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26. How marriage ruins a man! It is as demoralizing as cigarettes, and far more expensive.

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27. The difference between literature and journalism is that journalism is unreadable and literature is not read.

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28. The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.

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29. There is no sin except stupidity.

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30. It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it.

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31. Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months.

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32. Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious.

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33. Art is individualism, and individualism is a disturbing and disintegrating force.

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34. Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people by the people for the people.

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35. Arguments are extremely vulgar, for everyone in good society holds exactly the same opinion.

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36. The moment you think you understand a great work of art, it’s dead for you.

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37. Men marry because they are tired; women, because they are curious; both are disappointed.

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38. An excellent man; he has no enemies; and none of his friends like him.

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39. Life is never fair, and perhaps it is a good thing for most of us that it is not.

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40. Those whom the gods love grow young.

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41. The world is a stage, but the play is badly cast.

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42. Nothing can cure the soul but the senses, just as nothing can cure the senses but the soul.

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43. A critic should be taught to criticise a work of art without making any reference to the personality of the author.

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44. There’s nothing in the world like the devotion of a married woman. It’s a thing no married man knows anything about.

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45. Alas, I am dying beyond my means.

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46. If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.

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47. America had often been discovered before Columbus, but it had always been hushed up.

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48. Fathers should be neither seen nor heard. That is the only proper basis for family life.

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49. She is a peacock in everything but beauty.

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50. A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament.

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