Oscar Wilde

1854 - 1900

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

To be natural is such a very difficult pose to keep up.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

Source: "An Ideal Husband"

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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.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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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.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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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 mystery and world

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

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on choice, evil, and pessimism

Pessimist: One who, when he has the choice of two evils, chooses both.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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

Simple pleasures are the last refuge of the complex.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on god and punishment

If God really wanted to punish, he'd answer all our prayers.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on experience and mistakes

Experience is the name everyone gives to his mistakes.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on life, people, and quotations

Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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