Oscar Wilde

1854 - 1900

A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on adoption, attitude, morality, and people

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

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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

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Lord Darlington (LD): I think life too complex a thing to be settled by these hard and fast rules. Lady Windemere (LW): If we had 'hard-and-fast rules' we would find life much simpler. LD: You allow of no exceptions? LW: None! LD: Ah, what a fascinating Puritan you are, LW. LW: The adjective was unnecessary, LD.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on danger and ideas

An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all.

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

Insincerity is merely a method by which we can multiply our personalities.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde

Either that wallpaper goes, or I do.

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on death and words

It's either the wallpaper or me. One of us has to go. [These were his dying words.]

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

Source: Last words

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on instinct, love, men, romance, and women

Men always want to be a woman's first love; women have a more subtle instinct: what they like is to be a man's last romance.

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on beginning, love, romance, women, and world

When a man has once loved a woman he will do anything for her except continue to love her. When one is in love one begins by deceiving oneself. And one ends by deceiving others. This is what the world calls a romance.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on agreement, marriage, men, and women

Marriage is the one subject on which all women agree and all men disagree.

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

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There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well written, or badly written. That is all.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

Source: The Picture of Dorian Gray, 1891

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