Oscar Wilde

1854 - 1900

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

"Ambition is the last refuge of the failure."

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on represent, sins, courage, and commit

I represent to you all the sins you have never had the courage to commit.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde

Life is much too important a thing ever to talk seriously about.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on books, knowledge, and censorship

The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on live, exist, and rare

To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde

The old believe everything, the middle-aged suspect everything, the young know everything.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde

The well-bred contradict other people. The wise contradict themselves.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde

Religions die when they are proved to be true. Science is the record of dead religions.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde

Any preoccupation with ideas of what is right or wrong in conduct shows an arrested intellectual development.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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A Quote by Oscar Wilde

The first duty in life is to be as artificial as possible. What the second duty is no one has as yet discovered.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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