Oscar Wilde

1854 - 1900

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 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.

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 on choice and enemies

A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

Source: The Picture of Dorian Gray, 1891

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