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oscar wilde quotes

Witty phrases by the best-known aestheticist ever

by Jenny Lorenz

Oscar Wilde is one of the most famous writers of the so called Victorian Age. He had an extraordinary view on life and art which you will soonly discover in the following Oscar Wilde Quotes. In a funny, cynic but still serious way he wrote several books from which some of these Oscar Wilde Quotes are taken. Other Oscar Wilde quotes are about his own life which had not been less extraordinary and exciting than the lifes of the characters he created in his works of art.

Enjoy your reading of the most famous Oscar Wilde Quotes!

    I Like this quote I dislike this quote"The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it."

 Oscar Wilde quotes (Irish poet, novelist, dramatist and critic, 1854-1900)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote"Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go"

 Oscar Wilde quotes (Irish poet, novelist, dramatist and critic, 1854-1900)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote"Life is too important to be taken seriously."

 Oscar Wilde quotes (Irish poet, novelist, dramatist and critic, 1854-1900)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote"A man who pays his bills on time is soon forgotten"

 Oscar Wilde quotes (Irish poet, novelist, dramatist and critic, 1854-1900)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote"I regard the theatre as the greatest of all art forms, the most immediate way in which a human being can share with another the sense of what it is to be a human being."

 Oscar Wilde quotes (Irish poet, novelist, dramatist and critic, 1854-1900)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote"The books that the world calls immoral are the books that show the world its own shame."

 Oscar Wilde quotes (Irish poet, novelist, dramatist and critic, 1854-1900)

About: Books quotes.
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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote"Murder is always a mistake - one should never do anything one cannot talk about after dinner"

 Oscar Wilde quotes (Irish poet, novelist, dramatist and critic, 1854-1900)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote"Hear no evil, speak no evil - and you'll never be invited to a party"

 Oscar Wilde quotes (Irish poet, novelist, dramatist and critic, 1854-1900)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote"Everybody who is incapable of learning has taken to teaching."

 Oscar Wilde quotes (Irish poet, novelist, dramatist and critic, 1854-1900)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote"Art never expresses anything but itself."

 Oscar Wilde quotes (Irish poet, novelist, dramatist and critic, 1854-1900)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote"Nothing can cure the soul but the senses, just as nothing can cure the senses but the soul."

 Oscar Wilde quotes (Irish poet, novelist, dramatist and critic, 1854-1900)

About: Soul quotes, Senses quotes, Cure quotes, Reciprocity quotes.
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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote"Conscience and cowardice are really the same things. Conscience is the trade-name of the firm. That is all."

 Oscar Wilde quotes (Irish poet, novelist, dramatist and critic, 1854-1900)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote"The best way to make children good is to make them happy"

 Oscar Wilde quotes (Irish poet, novelist, dramatist and critic, 1854-1900)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote"Society exists only as a mental concept; in the real world there are only individuals."

 Oscar Wilde quotes (Irish poet, novelist, dramatist and critic, 1854-1900)

About: Society quotes, Reality quotes, Individuality quotes.
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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote"The man who says he has exhausted life generally means that life has exhausted him."

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