Oscar Wilde

1854 - 1900

A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on duty and music

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If one hears bad music, it is one's duty to drown it by one's coversation.

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

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Genius is born, not paid.

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde

I must decline your invitation owing to a subsequent engagement.

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde

This wallpaper is dreadful. One of us has simply got to go.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

Source: his last words

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on action and dreams

Action is the last refuge of those who cannot dream.

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on advice and good

The only thing one can do with good advice is to pass it on. It is never of any use to oneself.

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde

We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on america, civilization, and country

America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between.

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde

I am not young enough to know everything. [see J. M. Barrie]

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

My experience is that as soon as people are old enough to know better, they don't know anything at all.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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