Oscar Wilde

1854 - 1900

A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on intention and work

It's always with the best intentions that the worst work is done.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde

The only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde

If you don't get everything you want, think of the things you don't get that you don't want.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on diaries and travel

I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on discontent, nations, and progress

Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

Source: Woman of No Importance

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on dawn, punishment, rest, and world

A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on education, time, and worth

Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.

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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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