Oscar Wilde

1854 - 1900

A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on faults and people

None of us can stand other people who have the same faults as ourselves.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on conscience and cowardice

Conscience and cowardice are really the same thing.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

Source: The Picture of Dorian Gray, 1891

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

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And with tears of blood he cleansed the hand, The hand that held the steel: For only blood can wipe out blood, And only tears can heal.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

Source: "The Ballad of Reading Gaol"

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde

Nothing is so aggravating as calmness.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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

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Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on children, forgiveness, judgment, parenthood, and time

Children begin by loving their parents. After a time they judge them. Rarely if ever, do they forgive them.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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

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

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Crying is the refuge of plain women, but the ruin of pretty ones.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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

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Every woman is wrong until she cries.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on cynicism and value

A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on democracy and people

Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people by the people for the people.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

Source: The Soul of Man Under Socialism, 1895

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