Oscar Wilde

1854 - 1900

A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on genius and giving

Genius is an infinite capacity for giving pains.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on art, genius, learning, nature, and talent

Genius learns from nature, its own nature. Talent learns from art.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on life

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There are only two tragedies in life: one is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it.

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on world

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In this world there are only two tragedies: one is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it.

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on purity, simplicity, and truth

The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde

"I was saying," continued the Rocket, "I was saying - What was I saying?" "You were talking about yourself," replied the Roman Candle. "Of course; I knew I was discussing some interesting subject when I was so rudely interrupted."

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

Source: The Remarkable Rocket

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on acceptance, life, people, selfishness, variety, and wishes

Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live; it is asking others to live as one wishes to live. And unselfishness is letting other people's lives alone, not interfering with them. Selfishness always aims at uniformity of type. Unselfishness recognizes infinite variety of type as a delightful thing, accepts it, acquiesces in it, enjoys it.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde

Only the shallow know themselves.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on satisfaction

I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best.

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on beginning, endings, garden, and mankind

The story of mankind began in a garden and ended in revelations.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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