Oscar Wilde

1854 - 1900

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.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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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.

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)

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.

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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 curiosity, men, and women

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

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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 friendship, love, men, men and women, passion, women, and worship

Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

Source: Lord Darlington, in Lady Windermere’s Fan, act 2.

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