Oscar Wilde

1854 - 1900

A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde

Either that wallpaper goes, or I do.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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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)

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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.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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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.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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

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

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on husbands, interest, life, reform, and women

The only way a woman can ever reform her husband is by boring him so completely that he loses all possible interest in life.

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on life, money, and thought

When I was young, I thought that money was the most important thing in life; now that I am old, I know it is.

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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.

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on difficulty, life, people, reason, soul, understanding, and vision

The great things in life are what they seem to be. And for that reason, strange as it may sound to you, often are very difficult to interpret (understand). Great passions are for the great of souls. Great events can only be seen by people who are on a level with them. We think we can have our visions for nothing. We cannot. Even the finest and most self-sacrificing visions have to be paid for. Strangely enough, that is what makes them fine.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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